Somehow I missed my birthday. Not in real life; plenty of celebrating happened. But in blog-life, I just kind of skipped over it.
So, three weeks late, I want to share with you the books that I got for my birthday:
- Sabriel by Garth Nix
- Lirael by Garth Nix
- Abhorsen by Garth Nix
- Love, Lies, and Clones by Joynell Schultz
- Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King
My husband, being the book-loving, intentional, and thoughtful man that he is, has been looking for the Old Kingdom boxed set for months, and he finally found it. I’ve mentioned these books to him a time or two (I read them when I was younger and loved them), and he’s been planning on getting them for me ever since. I can’t wait to read them again!
Also, I have a tradition with the 10-year-old girl that I mentor: on the Wednesday between our birthdays, we go to a used book store and each pick out a book to buy. She just discovered The Series of Unfortunate Events, and happily picked out book 1. I found a compilation of old science fiction short stories. 🙂 I love this tradition, and I hope we continue it for years to come.
Do you have any fun birthday traditions?