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Monthly Archives: February 2012

People of the Book

People of the Book: A Novel What a great storyteller Ms. Brooks is!  I’ll be reading her other books for sure.  This one follows the real and imagined-by-Brooks journey of a Jewish prayerbook over the last 600 years.  Couldn’t put it down.

Walk Two Moons

My neighbor who teaches 5th grade recommended this author.  GREAT book.  Ben liked it but said it was too sad.  I told him that when you’re 0lder you might be more used to sadness and he didn’t like that idea AT ALL.

Love That Dog

The Drop

It Chooses You

It Chooses You by Miranda July.  Avoiding the completion of years’ work on a screenplay, July calls advertisers from the local PennySaver and asks them if they’d be willing to be interviewed.  This is her collection of photos, transcripts and thoughts from those visits.  LOVED it.  It’s weird, but she is so compassionate and honest;  […]

Ten Thousand Saints

Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson I thought it was a slow start and I had a hard time connecting with characters at first.  Setting is fascinating and second half is rewarding.