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Book Club Follow Along Post

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Dear Readers,
As some of you may know I host a monthly book club, born from my English major past through my voracious reader friends from Grace Chapel and my local knitting group! Although I will be doing a review of each (or send you back to the reviews I've already done of some) I am putting an open-ended invitation to read along and comment online.
Here are the titles:
October: People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks, she's a previous Pulizter prize winner, and this is the current "One Book One Lincoln"
November: Havah: The Story of Eve by Tosca Lee
December: Shattered Dreams by Irene Spencer
January: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
February: The Outside World by Tova Mirvis
March: These Is My Words by Nancy Turner
April: River of Doubt by Candice Millard
May: The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

*Read a good book lately? Tell me about it!*

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Comments

StephG said…
S. is sleeping through the night now, so I've been able to read much more lately.

Here's what I've been reading and like enough to recommend:

"The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust" by Edith H. Beer
-Fascinating!

"Modoc: The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived" by Ralph Helfer
-I have a thing for elephants. This is kinda like a "Marley and Me" but with an elephant. :)

"Family Friendly Farming: A Multi-Generational Home-Based Business Testament" by Joel Salatin
-the author is featured in "Food, Inc."

"Napa: The Story Of An American Eden" by James Conaway
-Interesting social history of Napa Valley.

"The School of Essential Ingredients" by Erica Bauermeister
-Foodie novel.

"Better Off: Flipping The Switch On Technology" by Eric Brende
-An MIT grad and his wife move to an Ammish-type community without electricity.

"Made From Scratch: Discovering The Pleasures Of A Handmade Life" by Jenna Woginrich
-Super quick, super cute book about an urban girl trying to live more simply.

"Mere Christianity" by C.S. Lewis
-You've probably read it, but I had to put it on my list too since I'm reading it now. :)
Steph, I LOVE your list! lol, probably because a lot of them I've either read or "ear-marked" as ones I want to read!! THe nazi one sounds really crazy.
Sarah M
StephG said…
I own a few of them. Let me know if you'd like to borrow any and I'll mail them to you!

I've also been trying off and on to read, "The Divorce Culture" by Barbara Dafoe Whitehead. It's really interesting, but a little hard to read when you're tired...and I'm always tired, lol!
I saw that you commented at the Cultures for Health starter giveaway at Passionate Homemaking. I’m hosting the same one, just through tomorrow night (9/24). You can enter here: http://www.kitchenstewardship.com/2009/09/16/giveaway-cultures-for-health-starter-cultures/
Good luck!
Katie @ Kitchen Stewardship
StephG said…
Okay..."The Omnivore's Dilemma" looks really good. Have you read that one?
Kitchen Stewardship, Thanks for the link!
Steph--haven't read that one, and since I haven't been to a B & N in awhile, haven't seen it either. Have you started China Study yet? It is a hard read but SOOO interesting!!
S

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