In this mini-blog, you can find out what I’m reading currently and what I’ve read. The posts are just title, author, publisher and genre, along with a link or two, perhaps to a review, or to the author’s website. These aren’t intended to be full-scale reviews/recommendations, they’re just so I can share with you what books are intriguing and exciting me at the moment, Perhaps you’ll want to read them, too!

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

This is a riveting historical novel, just published in June, by Kate Quinn. It is the intertwined stories of a young American woman who is searching for a missing cousin in the aftermath of the Second World War, and an older, embittered, broken English/French woman...

Write This Down by Claudia Mills

Technically, this "What I'm Reading" post is another "What I Just Finished Reading Because I Couldn't Put It Down" post. Not only is it well done in terms of expressing a middle-grader's feelings and thoughts, and the wrenching ups and downs of pre-teen life in both...

The Distance to Home by Jenn Bishop

Actually, I read this one so quickly (it's that good) that I didn't get to post it while I was reading it. I highly recommend this one. Title: The Distance to Home Author: Jenn Bishop Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016 Genre: MG Fiction Links: Author's website...

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

This book is intense, moving, powerful -- I wish everyone would read it. (Everyone old enough to read YA, that is.) Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Publisher: New York: Balzer & Bray, 2017 Genre: YA Links: Huffington Post "Why Everyone Needs to Read...

What I’m Reading — new mini-series on the blog

I've been trying to find a way to let you know what I'm reading besides the few book recommendation posts I do. With my posting schedule, I'm not able to share very many of the wonderful books I come across, at least not in depth. I'm not on Goodreads, so I can't just...

BETH STILBORN, READER

There are times when I think my middle name should be "Just One More Chapter." Yes, I love reading!

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