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Books I’ve read lately

It’s been awhile since I’ve had the time to write up about some of the books I’ve been reading, so I thought I would do some concise summaries just to get them out of my head and recorded on this blog. You know that’s why I blog right? To get things out of my head […]

Book Club:: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

To prepare for the recently released movie, our book club decided to read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This book falls in the category of a classic children’s book but also the genre of literary nonsense, which we discovered as we were discussing the book together. I really think the only reason I was able to […]

Book Club:: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Our classic for book club this round is The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde. I have been wanting to read this book for awhile. I have heard about it on multiple occasions and had a vague idea of what it was about. Turns out it really was as fascinating as I thought it […]

Book Club:: The Devil in the White City

I got to revisit one of my all time favorite books with this month’s book club book, Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America, by Erik Larson. This book, although it is non-fiction, reads much like a fiction book; Larson does a fantastic job of pulling readers […]

Book Club:: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

This month’s book club book was The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson. I wasn’t really sure what to expect with this book since it billed itself as a murder mystery type thriller set in Sweden. And honestly, I didn’t like the first couple chapters – I couldn’t figure out what was going […]

Book Club:: The Zookeeper’s Wife

The Zookeeper’s Wife, by Diane Akerman was this month’s non-fiction book club book. We try to vary up classics, fiction and non-fiction to appeal to a variety of readers and expand our own literary world! This book tells the true story of the husband and wife that ran the Warsaw zoo during World War 2. […]

Book Club:: The Hour I First Believed

When I picked up The Hour I First Believed, by Wally Lamb, I had no idea the intensity of the book that I was picking up. Not to mention, I really didn’t know what the book was going to be about at all! Turns out there are several different story lines, one dealing with the […]