This was published over 30 years ago and they're still funny.
Monday, February 29, 2016
Growing up Southern Baptist where women aren't allowed to preach, this is a subject I feel strongly about. It was great to read about women following their call, and interesting to read about their challenges.
This was a big book but I knocked it out in a day because I couldn't put it down. I love fairy tale retellings, and the 12 dancing princesses seem to a popular pick. This was unusual with a new twist, dark and creepy,
This is the first book in a series called A Lady and Lady's Maid Mystery, picture Lady Mary and Anna from Downton Abby solving crimes. This book had a great premise, interesting characters and a missing body, all of which grabbed my interest. But for some reason it just didn't sustain it. I can't point to any one thing, this just wasn't my cup of tea.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
I'm totally hooked on this series. It reminds me of The Selection series by Kiera Cass. The only bad thing about this series is now I have to wait for the third book. I keep trying to get other people to read them so I have someone to talk about them with. READ THEM! READ THEM NOW!
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Monday, February 22, 2016
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Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Friday, February 12, 2016
Since I've finished all the Phryne Fisher books, the Daisy Dalrymple books have become my go to treat. Lots of fun and the author does a great job of bringing 1920s England alive.
The staff that works at the White House has seen just about everything. Some of the stories are shared in this book. It was pretty interesting in who the staff liked and who they didn't care for.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
I'd seen this book touted some where and thought it looked intriguing. It's shades of the Tales of 1001 Nights but with a twist on the story that kept me from putting it down. A girl sacrifices herself to save her sister and discovers a power in herself she never knew existed. One of the best teen books I've read in a long time.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
My oldest daughter had ordered this book and had it sent to the house, so of course I had to read it before bringing it up to her at college. This book was raunchy, irreverent, and a fabulously funny read. From the title page to the very end, I found myself alternating between giggling and laughing out loud. I also irritated people around me by forcing them to listen to excepts of the book that I found hilarious. I was highly upset though when I found out the other books listed as being written by the author didn't exist. I truly wanted to read "Are you there God? It's me, Hitler" and "Encyclopedia Brown gets punched, Hard".
Monday, February 8, 2016
I only get these books for Jason but it always surprises me how much I end up enjoying them, even though I'm not a real fan of nautical historical fiction. I think it's the fact that Lewrie is such a scamp, you can't help but enjoy reading about him.
We have the creators of the LifeStory program coming to the library in April, and this book was published by one of their first participants. It was enjoyable reading about her early memories and married life.