Monday, February 27, 2012

It's Monday! What are you reading?

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme hosted by Book Journey.  We get together to share what we've been reading and what we're reading next. This meme is great because it give everybody a chance to check out some new titles and make some friends along the way too!

Books I've read recently (click the links to read my reviews):

Ride With Me by Ruthie Knox
Murder on the Down Low by Pamela Samuels Young

Here's what I'm reading right now:

Things I want My Daughters to Know
by Elizabeth Noble


How do you cope in a world without your mother?
When Barbara realizes time is running out, she writes letters to her four daughters, aware that they'll be facing the trials and triumphs of life without her at their side. But how can she leave them when they still have so much growing up to do?
Take Lisa, in her midthirties but incapable of making a commitment; or Jennifer, trapped in a stale marriage and buttoned up so tight she could burst. Twentysomething Amanda, the traveler, has always distanced herself from the rest of the family; and then there's Hannah, a teenage girl on the verge of womanhood about to be parted from the mother she adores.
But by drawing on the wisdom in Barbara's letters, the girls might just find a way to cope with their loss. And in coming to terms with their bereavement, can they also set themselves free to enjoy their lives with all the passion and love each deserves?
This heartfelt novel by bestselling author Elizabeth Noble celebrates family, friends . . . and the glorious, endless possibilities of life.

The Qualities of Wood
by Mary Vensel White


A haunting and beautifully written debut novel by an exciting new talent.
When Betty Gardiner dies, leaving behind an unkempt country home, her grandson and his young wife take a break from city life to prepare the house for sale. Nowell Gardiner leaves first to begin work on his second mystery novel. By the time his wife Vivian joins him, a real mystery has begun: a local girl has been found dead in the woods behind the house. Even after the death is ruled an accident, Vivian can’t forget the girl, can’t ignore the strange behaviour of her neighbours, or her husband. As Vivian attempts to put the house in order, all around her things begin to fall apart.

What are you reading?


Kristin said...

I read Murder on the Down was good.

Have a great week! Here's my It's Monday Post if you'd like to stop by...I also posted a new giveaway today (see sidebar) that's open internationally.

Bev Hankins said...

Things I Want My Daughters to Know sounds like a good one! Happy reading! And thanks for stopping by my Monday.

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