Our latest selection off our shelf is The Hatbox Letters by Beth Powning. This story is a reflection of grief and sorrow after our main character loses her husband at age 50. Follow along as we review, rate and debate this moving book.
Our time with Lucy and Ian has drawn to a close.
As we reshelf this novel 'let's dream him up a king, a giant, a boy who can fly. Imagine him already there, under his covers with the flashlight. For a blissful eternity, such a world should suffice. For now, it should save him."
Our book club gathering ideas for The Borrower are now posted. Stack your books, dust off your ruby shoes and pour yourself a drink. You are in for a wild ride.
A librarian and a possibly gay ten year old boy embark on a road trip. The decisions they make and the realizations that occur make for a great book club discussions. Stella and I did not always see things as black and white.
Visit our Q & A for The Borrower here.
Maxine enjoyed the story until they took their show on the road.
Stella thought it was a brilliant first book by the author.
View our Boutique Ratings for The Borrower.
While many of you, this first week of September, are sharpening your pencils and packing your backpack, I am trying to reshelf my summer reading books. Unconsciously, I started to put them in order of appreciation. This got me thinking, what were some of your favorite reads this summer? Here is my top three,
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by Kristopher Jansma
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
The Long Way Home by Louise Penny
Check out my complete list Maxine's Summer Reading List 2014