Summer Summary: March to May 2015

Wondering what this Summer Summary thing is all about? Here’s the context! In this first Summer Summary, I’ll cover what I read and listened to in March, April, and May of 2015. Rather than go in reading order, I’ll list them in order from favorite to least favorite. Title links will take you to Goodreads, if […]

Top Ten Tuesday: My All-Time Favorite Authors

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, as set forth by the crew at The Broke and the Bookish, is “all-time favorite authors.” Since I have, until very recently, been a book fan more than an author fan — meaning I tended not to develop loyalties to particular authors, but to specific books instead — this prompt […]

Thoughts on “Prodigal Summer” by Barbara Kingsolver

Barbara Kingsolver’s Prodigal Summer crossed my path at a library sale. I finally took it off my shelf because, after reading several books that I found merely ok, I wanted to sink myself into something bound to be good. About the Book: The setting: Zebulon County, in the mountains of Appalachia. Three characters are living out their […]

Reading Buddies Wrap-Up: “The Poisonwood Bible” by Barbara Kingsolver

Just a quick note about scheduling, before I get to The Poisonwood Bible: looking ahead, March has only four Fridays, but April has five, one of which is April 1st. To make sure we stay closer to the end of the month than the beginning, I won’t be posting about March’s books until 3/11 and […]

Reading Buddies Discussion: “The Poisonwood Bible” by Barbara Kingsolver

Hello Reading Buddies! How is The Poisonwood Bible going for you? I only got around to starting it earlier this week and am about 200 pages in (the start of the Judges section). It’s not my first Kingsolver, but it is my first of her novels. A few years back I read and loved Animal […]