A snowy day…
clumpy boots, wooly mittens & snow-pants to brave the chilly winds?
or hot cocoa, fuzzy slippers & a good book by the fire?
Great days contain time to do both!
You’re on your own for the slippers & beverage, but here’s the January Reading List joyfully shared with & from you all. (List is posted on the right side of this page all month.)
The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns – Margaret Dilloway
Galilee Garner’s carefully managed routine of teaching, rose breeding, and kidney dialysis is disrupted when her teenage niece moves in.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking – Susan Cain
Its estimated that one-third of the population are introverts. This is the story of how some of them changed the world.
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail – Cheryl Strayed
One woman’s life affirming, thousand mile hike along the Pacific Coast.
Half Broke Horses: A True Life Novel – Jeanette Walls
The story of Lily Casey Smith…an American version of Out of Africa.
Sycamore Row – John Grisham
Grisham’s Jake Brigance returns…
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened – Allie Brosh
No clue about this one but its come up three different times.
Here’s a bonus…click on the link below to see the 2014 list of Michigan Notable Books. Each year for the past 10 years the Michigan Department of Education & the Library of Michigan have selected 20 books that focus on the people, place, & events in the Great Lake State. Click to see this year’s selections:
Now go spend some time outside in the snow…then spend some time inside in the pages.
Me…I’m off to talk to my two friends about a book!!!