Oct 22, 2011

Read-a-Thon: After Lunch Update

I have finished one book, Success Secrets of Sherlock Holmes: Life Lessons from the Master Detective by David Acord, and enjoyed reading about the habits and methods of the famous detective that made him such a success. Acord applies Holmes' rules for detecting to general success in life in this remarkable little self-help manual on how to succeed. I really enjoyed learning more about Holmes and his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle.

I am still working on a longer book, The Gilded Shroud by Elizabeth Bailey, an English mystery set in the Georgian period. I hope to get this finished by this evening, so I can go on to Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language by Deborah Fallows.

Wish me luck!


  1. Good luck. You're doing great!

  2. The books you've selected sound great! Good luck!

  3. "Don't stop, never give up
    Hold your head high and reach the top"


  4. Good luck!!! That Holmes book looks interesting! *\o/*

  5. Good luck with The Gilded Shroud!! And congrats on finishing your first book.

    Time flies when you're having fun
    I can't believe we're halfway done
    You're going great, you're doing fine
    You'll finish that book in almost no time!

  6. Hooray for finishing a book! Just stopping by to give a cheer!


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