6.06.2011

on my nightstand, June 2011




I finally finished several great books in May and wanted to report back to your before showing you my reading list for June.

Interestingly enough I discovered 2 new authors and look forward to reading more of their completed works.  Went beyond my comfort zone (light historical romances) to embrace a few new story lines.

So here goes....








Completed:


Girl in Translation


Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok


What do you do when life gives you lemons?  When the American dream is not as it should be?  Click here for more.




A Discovery of Witches: A Novel


A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Part Angels and Demons, and an intellectual version of Twilight.  I read this one two times and plan to read it once more.... Click here for my full review and find out why...


Currently Reading:


A Jane Austen Education: How Six Novels Taught Me About Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter





A whole new way of reading Austen - with insights into her life, what others thought of her work, and how one author applied her story lines to his own life.  One for Austenite or someone wanting a crash course on her works.  Click here for full post.



Getting to Happy



Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan

The much-awaited sequel to Waiting to Exhale...
What happens when 'happy-ever-after' was not so 'happy'?
Thank God for girlfriends!
Click here for full post...





For your consideration,
Lease

A Jane Austen Education by William Deresiewicz

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