Top five reasons you should head over to the Spring Reading Challenge blog:
1. I finally posted my first book review for the currently running challenge.
2. There are over 50 book reviews already posted (by people who are much faster readers than I) for a challenge that started March 1.
3. You've probably seen the film. Surely you want to know how the novel compares.
4. It's the debut novel by an author who has gone on to become an acclaimed chronicler of contemporary life.
5. It's Monday, you don't feel like working anyway.
Top five reasons to observe St. Patrick's Day even when you are a German-Canadian:
1. Stiff Little Fingers
2. the Pogues
4. green looks good on me
5. stew and biscuits