Tuesday, November 13, 2012

small wonders and reading

 Small miracle these flowers were blooming up until Saturday when we got rain then snow and much colder temps.  The hardiness of violas always amazed me. These took root in the rocks next to the house, they got the morning sun and were just around the corner from the northwest wind.
  1. Leaving Home 3 short stories by Jodi Picoult
  2. To Dance with the White Dog by Terry Key
  3. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosney   book club  WW2 story of how Jews in France were treated
  4. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself  by Harriet Ann Jacobs
  5. This Child Will be Great by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf   book club  non fiction about the first woman president of Liberia. I found it interesting because my son was in the Navy and his ship was diverted to the coast of Liberia to evacuate Americans if the change of power did not go smoothly.
  6. This Matter of Marriage by Debbie Macomber
  7. Ape House by Sara Gruen also wrote Water for Elephants
  8. Zeitoun  by Dave Eggers  book club  hurricane Katrina story
  9. True Irish Ghost Stories by St. John D. Seymour
  10. Ready for Romance by Debbie Macomber
  11. What the Dormouse Said  Lessons for Grown-ups from Children's Books by Amy Gash
  12. Call for the Dead  by John LeCarre'
  13. Snow Falling on Cedars  by Dave Guterson  book club
  14. The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas
  15. The Wilder Life  My adventure in the lost world of Little House on the Prairie by Wendy McClure The author visits all the places Laura lived and tries making many of the foods Laura described.  I have been to 3 of the sites so I enjoyed her impressions of the DeSmet area and Walnut Grove.
  16. The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak
  17. The Personal History of Rachel DuPree  by Ann Weisgarber  book club about a black couple who homesteaded in the Badlands of South Dakota
  18. starting a new list--Ann--

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