Book Discussion Series: The Giver

Book Discussion Series

One of my favorite young adult novels is The Giver by Lois Lowry. I recently saw the movie so I decided to pull it out to discuss. I used this story in a class I taught about book challenges in Continue reading Book Discussion Series: The Giver

Book Discussion Series: The Nightingale

Book Discussion Series The Nightingale

In previous Book Discussion Series posts, I talk about the relationship between the book and the reader. Sometimes the book must come to the reader at just the right time in order for the two to click. The timing was Continue reading Book Discussion Series: The Nightingale

Weekend Coffee 4.30

Weekend Coffee Share

Come in! Don’t mind the mess. I say this reflexively. The house isn’t that messy, maybe a rogue shoe on the floor under the table, but certainly better than most days.

Book Discussion Series: A Murder is Announced

Book Discussion Series: A Murder is Announced

This month my book club read an Agatha Christie novel. I am ashamed to admit that I have never read any of her novels before. Everything I know about Agatha Christie, except that she was a prolific mystery writer, I Continue reading Book Discussion Series: A Murder is Announced

Book Discussion Series: The Girl on the Train

Book Discussion Series Girl on the Train

A pattern is emerging among the books I read. I hate all the characters. Hate might be a strong word, but I get really irritated by them. That’s almost the same thing, right? In the last Book Discussion Series post, Continue reading Book Discussion Series: The Girl on the Train