I received a copy of Lunch with Buddha by Roland Merullo from TLC Book Tours for review.
About the Book:
It’s been six years since brothers-in-law Otto Ringling and Volya Rinpoche took their first road trip together in Breakfast with Buddha. Otto has recently lost his wife, Jeannie, to cancer, and his family and his . . . → Read More: Thoughts on “Lunch with Buddha” by Roland Merullo
Alright, guys. Remember when I said I was taking an indefinite break from reviewing? Well, I just read a book that made me change my mind. I came across Cel & Anna because the author, Lindsay Edmunds, is in my book group. It’s not the sort of book I usually pick up. But man, . . . → Read More: Thoughts on “Cel & Anna: A 22nd Century Love Story” by Lindsay Edmunds
Well, Reading Buddies, here we are at our last (at least, for now) wrap-up. How did you like Possession by A.S. Byatt? It seemed, to me, an acceptable way to close out the past year and a half of reading together. I wasn’t totally sold on it at the halfway point, but it . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Wrap-Up: “Possession” by A.S. Byatt
Hey Reading Buddies! Welcome to the discussion post for Possession by A.S. Byatt.
It’s a bit of a chunkster, and kind of dense at that, so I’m making my way through rather slowly. I’m about 200 pages in, right in the middle of the Ash/LaMotte letters, which I’m finding kind of hard to get . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Discussion: “Possession” by A.S. Byatt
Hey Reading Buddies! As you may know, July will be the last month for this program, at least for now. We’ve chosen a great book to finish up with, and I hope you’ll be able to read along!
We’re reading A.S. Byatt’s Possession, which you can find out more about . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Finale: “Possession” by AS Byatt
Welcome, Reading Buddies! Just a reminder that next month, for our last RB read (at least for now), we’ll be tackling Possession by A.S. Byatt. Hope you can join in for a last hurrah!
As always, spoilers are fair game here. I’ll get into some major ones later on, but I’ll warn again . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Wrap-Up: “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks
Welcome, Reading Buddies! (If you missed my announcement last week, be sure to check it out.)
Year of Wonders is the first novel by Geraldine Brooks I’ve actually stuck with. I tried People of the Book a couple of years ago and just couldn’t get into it. I’m happy to report Year of . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Discussion: “Year of Wonders” by Geraldine Brooks
Just a reminder that there’s still plenty of time to jump on board for our June read, which is Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks. I started it last night, and I’m definitely interested already. It’s my first of Brooks’ books.
July’s book won with a landslide! We’ll be reading . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies: July Pick and an Announcement
One week left to vote for June’s book! Be sure to pick your favorite from the poll in the sidebar.
Warning: spoilers ahead!
I just finished listening to The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton, our April book, yesterday. I have mixed feelings. I think Wharton is a wonderful writer. She excels at . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Wrap-Up: “The House of Mirth” by Edith Wharton
Welcome, Reading Buddies! Just a reminder: the June poll is up. Make sure you vote for your pick! Also, as announced last week, in May we’ll be reading Moments of Being by Virginia Woolf.
The House of Mirth is the third novel by Edith Wharton that I’ve read, and I think so far . . . → Read More: Reading Buddies Discussion: “The House of Mirth” by Edith Wharton