Tuesday, March 11, 2008
perfect pause

i had the nicest lunch break. have you read it? it had been twelve years. and i loved it again.
  posted at 4:48 PM  

At 8:51 PM, Blogger Mama Lisa said...

i had the name boo radley in my head for years. i love the name scout as well. harper lee wrote a gem.

At 9:15 PM, Blogger suburban mom said...

My favorite classic to reread is A Farewell To Arms. OMG I love that book.

At 5:05 AM, Blogger A Mom, Two Kids, and a Geek said...

LOVE IT! I try to read it once a year... it is my absolute favorite book. In fact, hubby and I named our daughter after the author! Glad you enjoyed it again!

At 9:11 AM, Blogger hqm said...

I read it every summer! MBM calles it my "required summer reading"...I wanted to name our dog Scout or Boo...next pet I guess!

At 9:37 AM, Blogger Beth said...

I love that book. I have just joined a book club with a girlfriend and that is the book I brought to add to our reading list. It is one of my all time favorites!
Take care,

At 4:17 PM, Blogger Bethany Hissong said...

That was one of my favorite books when I was in school!! I find myself picking up books my kids are reading now, more than the adult novels. I can't wait until they are old enough to read this one... I can still "feel" that courtroom at the end. Whew... great book!

At 8:56 AM, Blogger MMM said...

One of my very favorites. I even saw the play in Monroeville. I would love to read it again.

At 5:07 PM, Blogger Maggie said...

I'm new to your blog and can't believe you posted about this book. After years of education that included and M.A. in English I just read To Kill A Mockingbird for the first time. I can't tell you how much I loved it, and how sad I am that Harper Lee has never written another book.

At 6:23 PM, Blogger Kimber said...

I re-read it a few years ago too. It is superb! Wish we had Dean and Deluca here:)


Happy Easter...you reminded me that I MUST get peeps for one of the peanuts.

At 6:24 PM, Blogger Kimber said...

Oh and we DID name our dog Scout after the Scout in the book. Our boys wanted to name our daughter Scout...but we decided on something a little more traditional for her.


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