Monthly Archives September 2014

Women of the Silk, ~ By Gail Tsukiyama

  Wow, I can’t begin to tell you how much I loved this book.  We all have read that one book that takes a while to get into.  Women of the Silk grabbed me within the first few pages.  I love a book that teaches me something new, something I had no idea existed, Women of the Silk is one of those books.  When it was finished I am sad to see it go. The story begins in 1919 We are introduced to a very poor Chinese family, living in the countryside of China. The father is a fisherman, a man who loves his family. He shows
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Songs of Willow Frost ~ By Jamie Ford

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford is a book that I doubt I would have chosen on my own to read.  I can’t really explain why, but it wasn’t on my radar.  I am so glad our book club picked this book. The time is 1934 in Seattle, Washington.  Twelve year old William Eng is living at Sacred Heart, an orphanage outside the city.  The orphanage chooses one day each year to celebrate all of the children’s birthdays.  This year, the nuns have chosen to take the kids to a theater downtown Seattle.  A woman comes out on stage to
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The Chaperone ~ By Laura Moriarty

Historical fiction is not a genre that I have read very much. However, I am finding it is one of my favorites. The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty didn’t disappoint.  I chose this book for book club and was thrilled with the decision.  Honestly, I couldn’t put the book down.
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