1. I do not understand the people who lick their fingers, whenever they have to turn a page in a book. What does having wet fingers have to do with page turning? If anything, I would think having wet fingers would make it more difficult to get a grip on something, not less difficult.
I get a little uneasy about germs, when I see people who lick their fingers before touching book pages. It's like every page of the book has been contaminated by their mouth germs. I hope they spray library books with disinfectant, just in case.
2. According to Jude Blume's Facebook account, they're making a movie out of her book Tiger Eyes. Those of you who have been reading this blog for a long time will remember that I reviewed this book in July, 2009. At that time, I stopped reading the book five chapters in, because it was "depressing as hell". This does not make me excited for seeing the movie.
3. Does anybody know what these punctuation marks are: « » ? I think they might be French quotation marks, but I'm not sure.