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Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
I admit I avoided Hillary Mantel's Wolf Hall for a long time. It was only with the recent release of the 2nd book in the proposed trilogy, the quite n ...more
Jun 05, 2012
May 13, 2012
The Help
I decided to read THE HELP since it seemed like one of those "buzz" books - gaining a lot of traction from word-of-mouth and near flawless starred rat ...more
Aug 27, 2009
Aug 13, 2009
Let the Great World Spin
A little while back, I have to admit I started and put down Colum McCann’s “Let The Great World Spin,” but after continual praise from critics along w ...more
Apr 06, 2010
Mar 23, 2010
The Lacuna
I am a big Barbara Kingsolver fan, but have to admit for the first half of The Lacuna I was seriously wondering if I was really going to give this boo ...more
Jan 31, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
A Gate at the Stairs
I picked up Lorrie Moore's "A Gate At The Stairs" based on the many appearances it made on the best-of/year-end book lists for 2009. Although, while I ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Feb 02, 2010
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