Thursday, January 26, 2012

Flies, Lions, And A Woman In Black

My sister and I went out shopping today and needless to say, more books found their way to my house. I bought three used books, and they're all in good condition.  I also purchased one new book.

The first is Lord of the Flies by William Golding and I paid $.50 for it.

Source:  Goodreads

The second book is The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.  The funny thing is I was just telling my daughter I think it's time for her to read this one, so I'm glad I found it.  I paid $.25 for it.

Source:  Goodreads

The next book is The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis.  I paid $.25 for it.

Source:  Goodreads

And the last book is a new book, The Woman in Black by Susan Hill.  I've been seeing the movie previews for this one, and I'm interested in seeing it.  I have to read the book first though, so when I saw this while I was grocery shopping I had to get it.

Source:  Goodreads

From the back cover...
Arthur Kipps is an up-and-coming London solicitor who is sent to Crythin Gifford--a faraway town in the windswept salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway--to attend the funeral and settle the affairs of a client, Mrs. Alice Drablow of Eel Marsh House.  Mrs. Drablow's house stands at the end of the causeway, wreathed in fog and mystery, but Kipps is unaware of the tragic secrets that lie hidden behind its sheltered windows.  The routine business trip he anticipated quickly takes a horrifying turn when he finds himself haunted by a series of mysterious sounds and images--a rocking chair in a deserted nursery, the eerie sound of a pony and trap, a child's scream in the fog, and, most terrifying of all, a ghostly woman dressed all in black.

I'm really looking forward to reading all of these, but I think The Woman in Black is the next book for me.


  1. I didn't know that The Woman in Black was a book! Awesome! I haven't read Lord of the Flies, but I have heard it is excellent. I love the Narnia books, of course! Looks like you have some good books to read!

  2. I actually saw the first preview for The Woman in Black on Goodreads. That's how I knew it was a book. I think it was published the first time in 1983. I'm really excited to start it. It will be something different for me.

  3. The Diary of Anne Frank was my favorite book growing up along with Helen Keller. I read it over and over and over again!

    1. I read The Diary of Anne Frank as a young girl and loved it. Thanks for commenting!!