Books Worth Reading
The Empty Glass By J.I. Baker 336 pages; Blue Rider Press Available at: Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | iBookstore | IndieBound Marilyn Monroe is dead...by suicide. So why does all the evidence suggest that she was murdered? Los Angeles County deputy coroner Ben Fitzgerald’s relentless search for answers leads him down a dangerous path away from his sanity—and takes readers along with him.
The Empty Glass By J.I. Baker - this sounds interesting....
The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Lowry has written three companion novels to The Giver, including Gathering Blue, Messenger, and now Son, .....
Had to read it for school and loved it.
Great series. We all know. Looking forward to the movie coming out
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett. I think there's been enough raving about this best-seller that was recently made into a movie. It's a long book, but that's part of what I love about it. The other part is the blend of humor, drama, and mild suspense that keeps you hungering for more. Very well written. Highly recommend, even if you've already seen the movie.
The movie was great too!