Search

Book Search
     
 

1535 Forum Posts Found:

wingMrsPeelwing 3 mos ago
[[Hmmm, I'm wondering whether Easter Island could count in its geographic location of Oceana/Pacifica rather than for South America. I know it's owned by Chile but perhaps it's the same logic as Hawaii? Ultimately, it's …

wingMrsPeelwing 4 mos ago
That sounds awesome, I'm going to check it out!

wingMrsPeelwing 4 mos ago
I think a post on your local facebook group would be a great way to start one. We have done all kinds of book choice methods, all have pros and cons. I used to do 'beach read' meetings in the summer, where we just discus…

wingMrsPeelwing 5 mos ago
The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda A mystery presented in bits and pieces, almost out of order. Very interesting! Originally written in Japanese. Africa (1): Nigeria Asia (1): Japan Europe (1): UK, Poland Pacific…


wingMrsPeelwing 5 mos ago
Have wanted to try this for a while and finally gave it a go! Have only managed a couple of lopsided coasters so far but having fun with it.

wingMrsPeelwing 6 mos ago
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya A mystical coming of age story set in 1940's New Mexico. Ultima, a traditional healer comes to live with the family of 6year old Antonio. Unfortunately some of the neighbors think sh…

wingMrsPeelwing 7 mos ago
The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré It is about a girl from a poor village who has to quit school to support her family, and finds herself in a string of terrible situations. But she never looses hope of getti…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translator) The rambling astrology obsessed main character is convinced that the recent mysterious deaths are nature's revenge, but n…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
We have been getting a lot this year! Usually we just get one or two dustings, the rest is rain. Yesterday my son went sledding with his friends just a few blocks away.

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan It starts out on Barbados, on a typically brutal sugar plantation. A young boy (Washington Black) has the opportunity to work for the owner's eccentric brother instead of in the fields…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
A supernatural detective series set in London, its just the right kind of distraction for a rainy January. We read the fist one in our book club this month, and most if us are up to book three or four now!

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago | 5 replies
[[seriously deranged people, mentally deranged, who believe that garbage. tRump, QAnon, all that. It's terrifying and I truly feel for the sane people who have to live near them and be bombarded with their insane ranting…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
Probably the worst two were read to finish up the 666 challenge- Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey and Lost & Waiting by Amanda Read. Blech! Chosen for their setting and finished no matter how terrible. Otherwise I'm muc…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly For the US, the one I still remember after a few months is Hidden Figures, about the many women who worked for NASA as human calculators. My only criticism is that I would have…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
Transcription by Kate Atkinson I read quite a few from the UK last year, easily my most read country. Transcription was probably the best of the bunch. It's about a young woman who transcribes conversations for an MI5…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
The Famished Road (The Famished Road Trilogy #1) by Ben Okri I just couldn't get into this one, and skimmed quite a bit TBH. I'll let the publisher describe it, I wouldn't know where to start! "The narrator, Az…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
Learning German Through Storytelling: Mord Am Morgen by André Klein A book in basic German written for beginners who enjoy detective fiction. Africa (5) - South Africa, Cameroon, Morocco, Madagascar, Botswana A…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago
Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey An Author in Brazil disappears, last seen climbing up a tree with a suitcase. Her American translator rushes to Brazil to help find her, and gets involved in family squabbles, ends up on…

wingMrsPeelwing 8 mos ago | 2 replies
[[[[ First I have to figure out a temperature/color scheme that wouldn’t end up looking mostly the same! :p I’m thinking very small temperature ranges and maybe charting the high and low each day-that’s the only way …

wingMrsPeelwing 9 mos ago
The Double Comfort Safari Club (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #11) by Alexander McCall Smith The series is a Double Comfort Safari Club for my brain. Africa (4) - South Africa, Cameroon, Morocco, Madagascar, Bo…

wingMrsPeelwing 9 mos ago
The Same Earth by Kei Miller A woman returns to her village in Jamaica after a few years in London. Does she still fit in here? Will her neighbors ever stop gossiping ? It's pretty good but I thought it needed a few…

wingMrsPeelwing 9 mos ago
Frangipani by Célestine Hitiura Vaite A sweet story of a woman's relationship with her daughter as they both grow and follow their dreams. I had counted Tahiti already with a different book, but luckily the other…

wingMrsPeelwing 9 mos ago
[[ [[The Voyage of the Morning Light ]] Thanks for recommending this and The Voyage of the Morning Light. They sound great and my libraries have them, so happy I get two of Pacifica taken care of already, that's alway…

wingMrsPeelwing 9 mos ago
Rivers of London (Rivers of London #1) Known in the US as Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch Very cool supernatural detective novel. The main character becomes an apprentice to the only Wizzard policeman in the count…

Are you sure you want to delete this item? It cannot be undone.