Miss Adventure managed to bring flu into our house and share it with everyone. I had enough energy to write a book review yesterday, but by the time I had a chance to sit down and type it up, I was out of energy. I feel a bit more energetic tonight, though.
I picked this book for our January book club book. I thought some nonfiction might be a nice change of pace. Plus, with Patterson as the author, it had high potential for enjoyment, or at least be a quick read.
Genre: nonfiction history
Length: 332 pages
Setting: Egypt, 1357-1324 BCE, The Valley of the Kings, 1900-1920s, and present day Palm Springs, Florida Continue reading
This was our book club choice for the month. Although several people had read the book previously, I had never had the chance.
Length: 319 pages
Font: Adobe Caslon
Setting: mostly the Pacific Ocean, but also India in the 1970s and Canada in the 1990s Continue reading
This was our book club choice for October. Many of us had read it already (it’s really hard to find a book that 1/3 of us haven’t read. That’s what you get for having a group of dedicated readers in a book club), but we had never done it as a book club book. The library had enough copies so we decided to read it again.
Length: 274 pages
Setting: London and Guernsey, just after WWII Continue reading
This was my library book club’s choice for September.
Genre: historical fiction
Length: 362 pages
Setting: Australia, 1920s Continue reading
This is the SheReads network book for September. I received a free copy of the book but all my opinions are my own.
Length: 278 pages
Setting: Worthy, a small town in Texas, present day Continue reading
This was the library book club’s latest book pick. I enjoyed The Girl You Left Behind, so I was looking forward to this book.
Length: 369 pages
Setting: a small town in England, 2009 Continue reading
This was one of the spring SheReads book choices. I was provided a copy of the book, but all my opinions are my own.
Length: 368 pages
Setting: California, present day, and Europe, 1944-1946 Continue reading