Sunday, July 24, 2011

Beach Reading

Just returned from a week at the beach. Saw lots of people reading. Three Kindles, the rest traditional books. Tried to see each title so I could eyes are not what they used to be. Asked several people and looked under some beach canopies for others.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

The Shack William P. Young

Burnt Mountain Anne Rivers Siddons

1st to Die James Patterson

Kisser Stuart Woods

Water for Elephants Sara Gruen

The Christian Atheist:Believing in God But Living As If He Doesn't Exist Craig Groeschel

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life Wendy Mass

Whispers of the Bayou Mindy Starnes Clark

A Karen Kingsbury Book

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake: A Novel Aimee Bender can't tell what they are reading.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

What took me so long to read this book? Enjoyed it so much.
Set during the aftermath of WWII, told completely in letters, delightful characters, made me feel they were my friends.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Just Finished

Have just finished reading Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks. Loved that she took a tiny thread of factual material and created such a readable, believable story. Historical fiction is what helped prompt me to choose history as my undergraduate concentration. Seems to have a reputation today as "bodice tearing romances"....this is definitely not that. Extremely well done.