Saturday, October 11, 2008

What Fiction is Being Read? A-D

Here are a few of the books being read by our patrons. The comments/reviews were submitted during our 2008 Adult Summer Reading Program.

Mitch Albom, “The Five People You Meet in Heaven”, 2003.
…Interesting - It was interesting to see the connection of the 5 people you meet once in heaven. –Connie J.
…A very simple read in a day. Made me think about my actions in life. – Meghan B.

David Baldacci
Camel Club”, 2005. …I found Oliver Stone & his 3 friends an interesting group of old gentlemen. – Donna R.
The Collectors”, 2006. …This was the second in the Camel Club series. Annabelle Conroy is an exciting character. – Donna R.
Stone Cold”, 2007. …Another Camel Club story. Sorry to see the death of ___ [spoiler]. – Donna R.
The Whole Truth”, 2008. …What a web we weave – very good intrigue – however hard to read. – Betty S.

Ann Brashares
The Last Summer (of me and you)”, 2007. …Not a bad book for her first adult novel. A story about a summer by the beach, family, & friends. – Treena F.
Forever in Blue”, 2007. …Another excellent installment of the [Sisterhood of the Traveling] Pants [series]. – Andrea F.

Wanda Brunstetter
Going Home”, 2007. …I really enjoyed this book set in the Amish Community. What a nice reminder that home is where the heart is! – Sabra O.
On Her Own”, 2007.
…Always a pleasure to consider a simpler life – even that has its ups & downs. Faith is key! – Sabra O.
…I enjoy reading the Amish romance stories. – Pat F.
A Sister’s Secret” (book 1 –Sisters of Holmes County series), 2007. …This book was a good mystery (although it was not solved yet – have to wait for the next book in the series). Good religious theme about forgiveness. – Sami Jo T.
A Sister’s Test” (book 2 –Sisters of Holmes County series), 2007. Always a pleasant escape into a “different world”. However, the mystery was not solved – I await the next book. – Sabra O.

Meg Cabot, “Size 12 is Not Fat”, 2006. …Good beach read! Funny parts. – Ursula G.

Jennifer Chiaverini, Elm Creek Quilts series
The Master Quilter”, 2004. …I enjoyed ‘catching up’ with these quilting friends. – Dawn A.
The Quilter’s Apprentice”, 1999. …I enjoyed how the 2 main characters’ relationship developed as they delved into the art of quilting. – Rachel F.

Ted Dekker
Black” (book 1 of trilogy), 2004. …The beginning was very confusing, but I couldn’t put it down. I read the book faster than any! – Diane F.
Blink of an Eye”, 2007. …Strange. – Janice B.
Skin”, 2007. …Almost too much thinking. – Janice B.

Christina Dodd, “Thigh High”, 2008. …Different!! Two old aunts robbed a bank only of a small amount of money once a year – at a bank their niece worked at. Occurs during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. – Hilda C.

More reviews are forthcoming.
If you would like to submit your own review or even comment on the books already reviewed please feel free to do so. Just click on the comment link below this blog entry to post a comment, submit your review by email from the BCL main page by contacting the Library Director, or drop off your brief review in person at the library.
Just remember - not every submission may appear.

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