April 14, 2013
Good morning and welcome to this week’s edition of The Sunday Salon. Visit the Facebook Page for links to other bloggers’ posts.
You won’t see a ton of reviews on my blog over the past week although I have finished reading some books. I’m touring two books this month for TLC Book Tours and decided to get them read early. Watch for my reviews as follows:
The Paradise Guest House by Ellen Sussman – giveaway and review to be posted on April 16,2013 (my rating: ). Check out other blogger reviews by clicking through links on the TLC Book Tour page.
All You Could Ask For by Mike Greenberg – review to be posted April 22, 2013 (my rating: ). Check out other blogger reviews by clicking through links on the TLC Book Tour page.
My current read is historical fiction which I am reading for my newly formed face-to-face book club. We’re meeting for the first time on April 20th and the book we will be discussing is The Movement of the Stars by Amy Brill (Riverhead Books, April 2013). This novel starts a bit slow, but then picks up. Brill is a good writer and I am caring about the protagonist, Hannah, who is a Quaker woman living on Nantucket in the mid-1800s. The novel was inspired by the life of Maria Mitchell who was the first professional female astronomer in America. There are also some historical characters woven through the book.
Next up in the stacks is a book which just arrived last week and I am super excited about it…
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini! I can’t wait to read this one…my review of it won’t post until May 1st or after (per request of the publisher), but I hope you’ll come back then to see what I thought!
Today promises to be a beautiful day here in the California mountains. I’m taking a walk later with hubby and Raven, and hope to finish piecing the top of my next quilt. I hope to find a little time to sit outside on the porch and read, too.
What about you? What are you doing on this mid-April day? Whatever it is, I hope it includes a great book!