Once I moaned, groaned and resigned myself to the fact that I had to go in and do my civic duty, I looked on it as an opportunity to read – something I never have enough time to do as I would like. I spent two days sitting in the jury pool before I was placed on a case and then I spent another half day waiting for them to choose the rest of the jurors for the case. Once I was actually on the case I was bounced in and out of the courtroom quite a bit while the judge and the lawyer consulted, and then again for lunch breaks. I was only too happy for once that I had plenty to read.
Completed During Jury Duty:
- Double Fault, by Lionel Shriver
- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
- The Lotus Eaters, by Tatjana Soli
- Willow, Julia Hoban
- Amulet, Kazu Kibuishi
- The Redbreast, by Joe Nesbø
Made A Considerable Dent In:
- Gone With The Wind, Margaret Mitchell
- Her Fearful Symmetry, Audrey Niffenegger (I actually finished this one yesterday for my BTR show with J.T. from BiblioFreak Blog)
- An Old Fashioned Girl, Louisa May Alcott
- Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women, by Harriet Reisen
I’m still recovering from the experience so I find I can’t manage more than this list, and I am also anxious to get some blog visits in, so I’ll end here. I must say that the Louisa May Alcott biography is excellent. She had such a fascinating life.