I picked up Plain Truth a couple years ago after watching the movie, My Sister’s Keeper, and subsequently reading the book of the same title. I had decided to read all of Picoult’s novels, because I was so moved by My Sister’s Keeper.
Have you ever felt like you’re not using your full potential? If you answered yes, then you might be able to relate with Michael Vey!
In Richard Paul Evans' breakout novel, Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25, we are introduced to a character that most of us can relate to. Michael is small, thin, and ordinary, yet he has a secret that will threaten everyone around him.
On Saturday, July 21, 2007 at 1:30 p.m., my life changed forever. That was my wedding day. As many of you are aware, the days and months after this monumental life change can be hectic. It takes time for normal or the new normal to creep in and take back its rule.
For me, this happened quicker than expected. Our first year of marriage was as hard as we heard it could be. This was probably due to the fact that the habits and lifestyle choices I had made when single were not entirely broken. When they came back, they hit hard due to their subsequent caging.
Last year, the brilliant Marissa Meyer released Cinder. This book is based on the Cinderella fairy tale and is set in a dystopian society in New Beijing, China. Her fate becomes entwined with Prince Kai. They must race against time to avoid an intergalactic conflict.
This is a great story for sports-minded girls, especially if they live to play softball. The storyline basically seeks to explore life perspectives of teens. What if your "Plan A" changes? What are you going to do now? For instance, if you are stuck in another world different from the real world, how in the world do you get back to the real world?!?!?!?!?
The Wonderful Thing about Hiccups is a great book for teaching youngsters the importance of taking care of library books. Cece Meng writes a humorous tale that begins with a case of the hiccups during storytime at the library. The story is one continuous adventure that involves a hippo, a little sister, and a librarian.
Have you ever wondered what Rachael Ray eats in her "real life"? Well, I honestly had never given much thought to what a professional foodie might eat at home. I recently stumbled upon Rachael Ray’s My Year in Meals.
For the February meeting, the Monday Mystery Book Club read The Mapping of Love & Death by Jacqueline Winspear. In this one, Maisie is involved in tracking down the unknown nurse whose love letters were found with the remains of a solider from 1917.