Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart fortifies my belief in The Booker Prize winners.
The most consistent reading theme for 2020 that I heard was an inability to “get into” a book, which was incredibly frustrating – especially during those weeks and months of “sheltering in place.” For many readers, they readily apply this feeling to that now cliche term of “unprecedented.”
I first read Native Son in college. (That’s my copy in the photo.) And while I know I read it – there are highlights, notes […]
Our short list is here! Voting is over, and our SOC Book Club has selected its 2020-2021 reading slate. Two things are different about this […]
April is “book pitch month” for our book club, where each member will pitch 2 or 3 books for our next year’s reading. This time, it was virtual!
If you’re one of the many who has been told to shelter-in-place during the COVID pandemic, then this is a pretty good time to catch […]
If you’re looking for book recommendations for selections for your book club, I think these yearly wrap up posts are probably the best place to […]
This review of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens is for the small percentage of readers who didn’t like it – to let you […]
Last May I posted a roundup of various summer reading guides that had been released and it was one of my most popular posts of […]
How many of these books have you read? List challenges abound on social media from the BBC to BuzzFeed and even PBS. The groups of […]