I picked this book up from the library as a possible resource for Miss Adventure. She’s doing a project on the different sources of fabrics and their history. I read the pages on cotton to check and see if it would work for her, and got sucked into reading the whole book.
Genre: science nonfiction
Length: 217 pages of text, 224 pages total
Summary: Short version: read the title again
I’ve been following Laffery’s works ever since I found the Heaven series (starting with Heaven: Season One) on podiobooks. I knew I’d eventually read this one as soon as I heard Lafferty was writing it. I was in the mood for some science fiction so it seemed like the time to read the book.
Genre: science fiction murder mystery
Length: 364 pages
Setting: 2200s-2493 Earth and the spaceship Dormire
Summary: Short version: Closed room murder mystery involving clones Continue reading
This is the sixth book in the Outlander series. I’m trying to finish the series this year. That’s a lot of pages, though, so we’ll see. At least I get to start reading new ones with the next book in the series.
Genre: historical fiction with a fantastical element
Length: 980 pages
Setting: mostly 1772-1776, Carolinas
Summary: Short version: Life in the Carolinas as war is beginning with time travel Continue reading
This is a Newbery Award winning book that we own. I thought it might make an enjoyable read aloud.
Genre: middle grade historical fiction
Length: 121 pages
Setting: medieval England
Summary: Short version: Robin gets sick and recovers with the monks Continue reading
This was our library book club choice for the month of April.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 314 pages
Setting: mostly Paris, 1920s
Summary: Short version: Ernest Hemingway was not a great husband Continue reading
I faithfully listen to Bogel’s podcast (What Should I Read Next) and read her blog (Modern Mrs. Darcy). It’s where I get half of my new books on my TBR list, so of course I am going to read her new book. I am trying to be a bit more mindful of my personality and looking at long-term goals for myself. I thought this book might help with that personal goal.
Subtitle: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything
Genre: nonfiction psychology
Length: 203 pages of text, 217 pages total
Summary: Short version: What are all the different personality tests about Continue reading
I didn’t have a specific book I wanted to read next, so I decided to wander the library, for a thriller that provided a letter in my alphabet challenge. This book seemed to fit the bill. Turns out it’s the third book featuring the main character, but I didn’t feel like I was missing much from the previous books.
Genre: thriller/mystery (sometimes I have a hard time telling the difference between the two)
Length: 381 pages
Font: ITC Berkley Old Style Std.
Setting: San Fransisco, present day
Summary: Short version: Hunt investigates how his birth mother died Continue reading