Wednesday, February 1, 2012

January Recap

Not a blowout month of reading but I'm good with it (seven total books) but several were breathtakingly beautiful.  I started and ended the month off with fantastic books.  I've only reviewed three of my Jan. books and I have to work on this.  I don't have to write about every book I read~I really only want to share the amazing book-the books I want you to read or the books to stay away from.

I do plan to write reviews still for Sing You Home (Dec.), The Book of Three (great fantasy) and Claire Marvel, which was as amazing as The History of Love.

  •  Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu.  312 pages. 2011. 
  • emma and me by Elizabeth Flock. 292 pages. 2004.
  • Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult. 466 pages. 2011
  • Bigger Than a Bread Basket by Laurel Snyder. 
  • The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander. 1964. 
  • The Geranium Farm Cookbook by Barbara Cawthorne Crafton
  •  Claire Marvel by John Burnham Schwartz. 2002. 
One book, emma and me, counted for my TBR Pile Challenge hosted by Roof Beam Reader and of course, the cookbook, counts toward my 2012 Foodie Challenge hosted by Joyfully Retired

Exciting News Flash:  I was  asked by Lisa and Margo to participate in Kidlit Celebrates Women's History Month for March.  I am writing about one of the very first feminist, Joan of Arc, for a March 17th post.  I was honored and thrilled to be asked to participate in this jubilee of special women!

My laptop is on it's last leg but as long as I stay plugged in I seem to be okay.  I started off January blogging every day and couldn't continue when a bug crept in damaging major parts of my only 3-year-old laptop.  Sad how things don't last even a medium amount of time.  We truly are a "throw-away" society, which makes me want to throw up a little.  

Happy Reading.


Emma @ Words And Peace said...

sounds like fun titles. sorry to hear about your laptop, it's always tough when that happens. here is my Jan recap:

Belle Wong said...

I really enjoyed Lloyd Alexander's books when I was younger. I've yet to read The Book of Three - I'm going to put it down on my to-read list now!