Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Bridge of San Luis Rey, by Thornton Wilder

  • Title:  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • Author:  Thornton Wilder
  • Borrowed from DC Public (AudioBook)
  • Started: 10/5/2015
  • Finished: 10/8/2015
My first Thorton Wilder book, I believe.  I loved this work, hard for me to believe I had not read it or even heard of it before.  How many of these gems are out there just waiting for me to discover them?  This is what makes books and reading so wonderful.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Fun Home, by Alison Bechdel

Title: Fun Home
Author: Alison Bechdel
Purchased from Amazon (Kindle edition)
Started: 10/5/2015
Finished: 10/5/2015

Second book for the book club, a graphic-autobiographical novel. Short but entertaining. Not going to say more since I'll be discussing the book with a group soon.

The Daughter of Time, by Josephine Tey

Title: The Daughter of Time
Author: Josephine Tey
Borrowed from DC Public Library (audiobook)
Started: 9/28/2015
Finished: 10/3/2015

I don't remember where I got this recommendation but I'm glad I did. I loved this book. A historical mystery, of sorts, a policeman in the hospital needs something to occupy his mind and happens onto Richard III and the two boys he is supposed to have murdered. With the help of a research assistant they go on to prove that Richard was innocent, and then discover that other have already done this as well. My description isn't doing the story justice. What a fun book.