Mailbox Monday and It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
Mailbox Monday is currently on tour, hosted by a different blog each month. The May host is Marths’s Bookshelf.
For review from HarperAudio:
Katherine Howe, the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, returns with an entrancing historical novel set in Boston in 1915, where a young woman stands on the cusp of a new century, torn between loss and love, driven to seek answers in the depths of a crystal ball.
For review from the publisher:
This spellbinding tale travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012—a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author’s Armenian heritage, making it his most personal novel to date. When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke College, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the Armenian language. The First World War is spreading across Europe, and she has volunteered on behalf of the Boston-based Friends of Armenia to deliver food and medical aid to refugees of the Armenian genocide.
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
Share what you read last week and what you are currently reading.
Last week summer arrived in Chicago with several days in the 90s and a few 80s. These are the kind of days I like to sit in the shade with a cool drink, relax and read a book. Instead I was sweating my way through my garden and landscaping project trying to get everything finished before it got too hot to put it new plants. Sigh… the best laid plans… Anyway, I did finish a few books and 18 hours flew by listening to The Shoemaker’s Wife.
Finished Listening/Reading Last Week:
I finished listening to The Shoemaker’s Wife in only a few days. A wonderful story that was difficult to break away from, so I just kept listening.
My reivew of Year of the Gadfly will be posted on Thursday and I have a copy to give away to one of my readers.
Reading/Listening This Week:
I’m reading The Secret Garden as part of the read-a-long hosted by Book Journey. My review will be posted on May 31st as part of the read-a-long garden party.
Insurgent is going to be a fast listen. It picks up right where the first book, Divergent, left off and I’m already flying through it. I’m just starting Taste of Tomorrow, which is about the future of our food.
What Are You Reading?
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