Patricia Joynton’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Patricia.


Inés of My Soul
by Isabel Allende (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

Patricia Joynton Patricia Joynton said: " Can't recall if I have already reviewed parts of it, but:

What I like about Isabel Allende is that she does very detailed research about the historical and political forces involved in the story, so I count reading one of her books like reading a hist
...more"

 
The Sabbath: Its ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Patricia's Recent Updates

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Anatomy of an Epidemic by Robert Whitaker
Rate this book
Clear rating
Well, I'm not completely finished with this book, but I'm fairly close to the end. It's not one of those book one feels compelled to read straight through, or even that you need to read every sentence. This has been a book I've read along with other ...more
Anatomy of an Epidemic by Robert Whitaker
"While this book was incredibly thought provoking, I did find it to be very extremist in perspective. The author is a great journalist who is unafraid to question commonly held societal beliefs. However, he is just that: a journalist and not a medi..." Read more of this review »
Inés of My Soul by Isabel Allende
Inés of My Soul
by Isabel Allende (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Can't recall if I have already reviewed parts of it, but:

What I like about Isabel Allende is that she does very detailed research about the historical and political forces involved in the story, so I count reading one of her books like reading a hist
...more
Johnny Texas on the San Antonio Road by Carol Hoff
"I was reminded of this book tonight when we were looking at Comet Panstarrs in our Texas sky. My fourth grade teacher read to us each day after lunch, and this book and Charlotte's Web come to mind any time I think back to that sunny classroom. Bo..." Read more of this review »
Patricia Joynton started reading
Anatomy of an Epidemic by Robert Whitaker
Rate this book
Clear rating
Patricia Joynton is on page 150 of 224 of The Illustrated Virago Book Of Women Gardeners: A beautiful, coffee-table book. It is not a book to "finish," though you can finish reading it. The pictures are so wonderful, especially in the cold of winter, that it becomes a book to set out and go back to for encouragement and ideas. And it is special to me because my friend Sharon sent it to me, knowing all along what I like.
The Illustrated Virago Book Of Women Gardeners by Deborah Kellaway
Rate this book
Clear rating
Patricia Joynton finished reading
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Rate this book
Clear rating
Patricia Joynton wants to read
On Two Feet and Wings by Abbas Kazerooni
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Patricia's books…
Eric Hoffer
“The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not.”
Eric Hoffer
tags: faith

Thích Nhất Hạnh
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”
Thích Nhất Hạnh

Eric Hoffer
“We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselves.”
Eric Hoffer
tags: lies

Robert Frost
“These woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.”
Robert Frost, Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening

Vicar S...
31 books | 1,944 friends

Colin
769 books | 65 friends

Gina Ma...
11 books | 14 friends

Tamara ...
257 books | 10 friends

Joy Vid...
185 books | 8 friends

Stephan...
1 book | 8 friends

Dawn Fall
0 books | 9 friends

David R...
30 books | 13 friends

More friends…

Quizzes and Trivia

questions answered:
0 (0.0%)

correct:
0 (0.0%)

skipped:
0 (0.0%)

2957720 out of 2957720

streak:
0

best streak:
0

questions added:
0



Polls voted on by this member