Daily Archives: 05.03.2011

Page Turners

It has been over a month since our last round of Book Club and it’s not as if I haven’t been turning pages like a pro since then.

I can’t say that this latest round of reads would qualify me for the title of “Intellectual,” but none of them elicited an eye-roll, so I think we’re in a good place.

What’s been keeping me sharp?

Comfort Food, by Kate Jacobs

gods in alabama, by Joshilyn Jackson

Living History, by Hillary Rodham Clinton

firefly lane, by Kristin Hannah

As per the usual, our collective reading list…

The Millenium Trilogy, by Stieg Larsson
The Glass Castle
Anything by Jodi Picoult
Anything by Chelsea Handler (I’ve read My Horizontal Life – it’s good, but if you loved I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, you’ll find it tame)
The Joy Luck Club (Tawny, I somehow managed to escape reading this one in H.S.!)
Anything by David Sedaris
Water for Elephants (Back in my book-club days I read this one – highly recommend)
Life of Pi
All Creatures Great and Small
The Gun Seller
Room
Unbearable Lightness
Immortal Life
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Sherlock Holmes (collection)
No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency (series)
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (I love this book SO hard.)
Other People’s Love Letters
Bitter is the New Black
Slave
Not Ready for Mom Jeans
Madras on Rainy Days
Good Girls Don’t Get Fat
Here on Earth
A Thread of Grace
Outlander (series)
Under the Banner of Heaven
Lolita in Tehran
The Pact
A People’s History of the United States
Stori Telling
Cleaving
Julie and Julia
The Three Musketeers
The Lady and The Unicorn (along with anything else by Tracy Chevalier)
Beachglass
The Persian Pickle Club

Summer is just around the corner – what beach books do you just LOVE?

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