These are books that I’ve had to try again and again or simply FORCE myself to either finish or forever abandon. I have no problem tossing books back when they don’t keep my interest.
The Top TWO this week!
I started reading Ivanhoe in 2009. Truthfully, I still haven’t finished it, but in 2014 or 2015 I decided to call it “finished” as in “I’m finished read this.” Ivanohoe by Sir Walter Scott.
This massive hunk of sci-fi was assigned in my 100-level international relations course in college. It shows the different models of the balance of power in a “world.” It was one big huge, YAWN. I crammed it in the last two days beforer finals–I’d had all semester. I hated it. Still hate it. Loathe sci-fi. Then, major injustice to my self-important 18 your old self: No questions at all on the final. No wonder the frat boys never carried it–their test files showed nothing would be asked! [This was right before my University opened a public exam file to counteract the privilege of the frat files]. Happily, I still got an A for the courseFoundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov.
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Meanwhile, this is the Ivanhoe I prefer!!!
Ivanhoe’s of Upland, Indiana!