By: Ann Patchett 1992 Fiction Subject Matter: Unmarried mothers; Mothers and daughters; Nuns; Kentucky Rating: 4/5 “A fairy tale. A delight.” Not quite the words I would use, New York Times…
By: Debbie Macomber Blossom Street Series Book 1 2004 Fiction Rating: 3/5 At 395 pages, The Shop on Blossom Street may look long, especially for a beach read, but don’t worry. I read it in less than 48 hours. (And it’s… Continue Reading
By: Barbara Kingsolver 1990 Fiction Rating: 4/5 I just love Barbara Kingsolver. Animal Dreams is a work of art, an exploration of the human soul, of childhood and coming of age and love and family and roots and nature.
By: Kate Jacobs Friday Night Knitting Club Book 1 2007 Fiction Subject Matter: Mothers and daughters; Female friendship; Knitters; Knitting; New York Rating: 2/5 The Friday Night Knitting Club isn’t bad. It’s just a little trope. My biggest problem… Continue Reading
Time passed and somehow life moved on. I hung out with Renee or Cady or Lawrie nearly every day. We signed up for orientation and bought all our dorm supplies and packed all our stuff. And then suddenly the day… Continue Reading
That day at school was probably the best I’d ever had. At first, I was nervous, half expecting Bear to act as if nothing were different. But the second he saw me on the way to second block, a huge… Continue Reading
By: Kent Haruf 1999 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 This book is a good read. It had been a while since I’d read any sort of leisure reading; most of what I’ve been doing has been classics, children’s books, or books that… Continue Reading