Thursday, February 7, 2008

It's Been a while

I know, I know, it's been a while since I've posted. And not because I haven't been reading-I've been busy. Life happens.
But I have read some amazing books over the past few months and here are a few of my favorites.
I just finished The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory. It was first published in 2001 but was re-released as a paperback in time for the movie release. Great historical novel of Mary and Anne Boleyn of the Merry Wives of Windsor Henry the 8th Anne Boleyn. Great historical that was easy to read and gave life to those ladies and the life of the Royal Court.
The Collectors by David Baldacci - The second of the Camel Club novels by Baldacci . Action, conspiracy theories, and Washington politics all rolled up in one exciting novel. An interesting novel about what happens when a CIA operative (and former assassin) goes rogue.
Here if You Need Me by Kate Braestrup-Billed as a biography, this is a touching story of how a woman becomes an ordained minister after her husband dies. But the parish she serves is very wide reaching as she is a chaplin for the Maine Warden Services. So it part love story (the life with her husband who died in the line of duty as a Maine State Policeman) and part coming of age story. I say this becasue sometimes the path we choose as young paople is very different than the path we end up on as fully grown adults. Read the book and see if I'm not right.