Monday, September 16, 2013

It's Monday. What are you reading?

Monday, September 16, 2013

I am listening to the new Diane Mott Davidson culinary mystery, The Whole Enchilada, in the car as I travel to and from work. (Of course, now that I live in Huntsville, my drive is very short; I may never get to the end of this mystery!)  I love these mysteries and have been reading them for over 20 years after my dear friend, Luanne, introduced them to me during my first year of teaching.

I am reading Stardust Summer by Lauren Clark on my Nook app on the iPad.  I just finished another book by her called Dancing Naked in Dixie that was hilarious and had lots of Auburn football references which I thought were funny.

I just finished another book that I highly recommend—The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, a Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life by her brother Rod Dreher. It is about the blessings of living in and being a part of a small town.  Even when the tragedy of cancer strikes Ruthie, her spirit and love for her family, friends, and community shines through.  This is a great book about sibling rivalry, growing up, chasing dreams, and learning about love and community.  Warning—it is a tear-jerker!
What great new books are you reading this week?  Have a happy reading week!

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