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The Sisters Brothers

The Sister Brothers: Hermann Kermit Warm is going to die: Eli and Charlie Sisters can be counted on for that. Though Eli has never shared his brother

When I was about 11, I would have read anything by Judy Blume...Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

We may have all been wrong about Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret: Whole generations of readers regard the Judy Blume novel as utter menstrual mythology. Read it as an adult, though, and you'll see that it’s so much more. I re-read the book recen…

10 Historical Fiction Books with Gutsy Heroines

10 Historical Fiction Books with Extraordinary Heroines

Wolf Hall: A Novel: Hilary Mantel A fantastic book about Henry VIII .I'm a fan of anything Tudor

The Family Fang: A Novel - LOVED this novel about a family of performance artists.

The Family Fang, I am sure a movie will be made from this. Book number 3 read in

With this book coming out in a movie in theaters, I think it's pertinent to read. I haven't read it yet, but it's on my "To Read" shelf in Goodreads.

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer {if something is easy to find, it's not worth finding.

Books I'd like to read

Half-Blood Blues: A Novel

Half-Blood Blues - Esi Edugyan - Summer 2012 - Governor General's Award - A mixed-race jazz musician in World War II Europe is abducted by the Nazis and mysteriously reappears 50 years later.

For HISTORY BUFFS! The Book of Negroes:  (U.S. Title: Someone Knows My Name) Historical fiction: A sweeping story that transports the reader from a tribal African village to a plantation in the southern United States.

The Book of Negroes: (U.S. Title: Someone Knows My Name)

Alan Bradley- The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie Absolutely HOOKED on this series! Fantastic books

The Sweetness At the Bottom Of the Pie

"The Sweetness At The Bottom Of The Pie (Flavia de Luce Series by Alan Bradley .



The 10 best long reads from the Guardian UK. At nearly 800 pages, Donna Tartt's new novel is a modern epic. But some literary doorstops really are worth the investment…  Who else should have made the list?

The 10 best long reads

This week Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in fiction. The spellbinding story of a young boy who survives the tragic

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. An extraordinary feat of empathy

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time, Mark Haddon - my next read

Bride of New France

I met Suzanne Desrochers (Bride of New France, Penguin Group Canada) in a carpool en route to an event in Uxbridge hosted by Blue Heron Books. Suzanne sat in .

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon - I love it.

65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

because there's magic and comics and love (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon)

The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan | 29 Books To Get You Through Your Quarter-Life Crisis

29 Books To Get You Through Your Quarter-Life Crisis

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan In 1949 four Chinese women-drawn together by the shadow of their past-begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks, eat dim sum, and ''say'' stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club.