23. September 2015 11:32
This week I finished The White Queen and In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume. Yes, THAT Judy Blume. The one and only Judy Blume.
Oh how I loved her books when I was a pre-teen. From Fudge to Tiger Eyes to Are You There God? It's me Margaret, I lived and breathed Judy Blume in the late 1970's and early 1980's. It came full circle when my two daughters both started reading some of Blume's "tamer" novels like Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. And I was so happy to hear that they loved her writing j... [More]
15. September 2015 16:20
I don't know about you all, but my life has been super busy. Lots of library programming, activities with my children, and then of course the things that I like to do for fun, it seems like I am rarely having time to even sleep.
But I always find time to read.
This week I finished Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty.
This is the 3rd book I've read by Liane Moriarty, having previously read What Alice Forgot and The Husband's Secret.
I do believe that Big Little Lies has been my favorite book by he... [More]
8. September 2015 12:48
I've been reading a lot and it's been GREAT!! I love a good story and I've got some fantastic ones for you this week!!
I read and totally loved The Martian by Andy Weir.
The story is simple: A manned mission to Mars, Ares 3, has to evacuate the red planet in a big hurry thanks to a dust-storm. Mark Watney, resident smart-ass, botanist and mechanical engineer, gets lost in the ensuing chaos. The rest of the crew makes the tough choice and leaves Mars without him. They think he is dead. Mark, lef... [More]