I'm reading Golden Compass (like you Jill!) :-) and I feel almost guilty doing it because I love this book!
I'm supposed to be finishing the Count of Monte Cristo for my teenagers movie/book club (we are getting together to watch a movie version of it on Friday) but when I look at the two books, i choose Golden Compass every time...Go figure :-)
I just emailed Marsha with a new plan for my semester body of work and I think I'm being waaaay too ambitious but I'm excited to see what she thinks of my madness -- it'll involve a ton of work and it'll be hard in August but I think I can do it once the kids are back at school but only if I do NO VOLUNTEERING at the kids's schools...
Is that selfish of me?!?!?!?!?!