Hey, hey! Today I’m giving an appreciative shout out to the Ladies of Pinnacle Book Club. Talking with book clubs is a humongous honor for me— one that will never get old as long as I live. I’ve attended about 45 in person and a few more via FaceTime / Skype. Yes, I’m introducing Gracie Lee to the world one book club at a time. LOL that’s okay by me!
February is done which means it’s time for my 7-Word Book Reviews. If you’re looking for a good March read, maybe you’ll be interested in adding these to your ever-growing stack of books on the nightstand.
What’s on my list?
To whet your appetite—a book of short stories from one of my favorite authors, a Vietnamese refugee story with an Arkansas tie, a male coming-of-age tale, a novel turned Oscar-nominated movie, and a nature story to remind us of our connection to the wider world.
Yes, these five reads added hours of enjoyment to the cold, short month of February. Continue Reading
I’m trying something new beginning with my December 2018 Book Reviews. 7 Word Reviews.
Because over the past two years, I spent an inordinate amount of time writing my monthly book review blog posts. And I want-need-must spend that time elsewhere. But because I LOVE to read and I still want to recommend books to you, this is the idea I’ve come up with for now.
Writing a 7 Word Review feels like a fun challenge for me—like trying to tell the shortest of stories in the least amount of words. Yes, I’ll continue to provide my favorite quote from each book. I believe this gives you a glimpse into the author’s voice as well as the setting of the story. I will also continue to share my ratings on Goodreads, so I hope you’ll be my Goodreads buddy. I find so many great reads via books my friends add to their “want to read” shelf.
Tip: Adding books to your “want to read” shelf helps authors by making the books more visible to readers.
So here we go…Continue Reading