Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman

Title: Red Hook Road Author: Ayelet Waldman Publisher: Doubleday Source: My personal copy Isn’t this a great cover?  It’s a familiar scene of a summer wedding reception but without the people.  It’s a nice subtle foreshadowing of the contents. This novel is a study of grief and how two people who seem so unlike each other can set aside… Continue reading Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman

The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer

Title: The Invisible Bridge Author: Julie Orringer Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Source: Columbus Metropolitan Library I enjoyed Julie Orringer’s short story collection, How to Breathe Underwater, so thought I would enjoy her debut novel as well.  The book flap described The Invisible Bridge as the epic tale of three brothers and for a long time… Continue reading The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer

Mailbox Monday – July 19th

A big thank you to Marcia at The Printed Page for hosting Mailbox Monday. Starting next month it’s going on tour with a different host each month. A few items arrived in my mailbox this week.  The first was The Kitchen Shrink by Dora Calott Wang M.D. courtesy of FSB Associates. I also received Red… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – July 19th

2010 EW Summer Books Challenge

  Booking Mama is hosting a 2010 EW Summer Books Challenge through Labor Day and I’ve decided to participate.  Several of the books I’ve been looking forward to reading are on the Entertainment Weekly’s list of books they can’t wait to read this summer.  Since I’m not doing a summer reading club this year I thought… Continue reading 2010 EW Summer Books Challenge