Judging from the lack of interest I’m going to go out on a limb here and assume this one didn’t grab you. I understand. Really, I do.
I got a lot out of this read but, here are a few of my favorite quotes:
“Like the Bible said,’ Gary whispered, ‘man brought nothing into this world and he’ll carry nothing out. Sometimes we care about stuff too much. We worry when there’s nothing to worry about.”
“When he asked if she was okay, her eyes welled with tears and she said, “Like I’m always telling my brothers, if you gonna go into history, you can’t do it with a hate attitude. You got to remember, times was different.”
“She’s the most important person in the world and her family living in poverty. If our mother is so important to science, why can’t we get health insurance?”
Nautie Friends, it’s time to select a new book for the Nautie Books Group!
I’m going to make a list of books (with links to their Amazon write ups). Please drop a comment with your vote.
Unlikely Friendships. Shall we read heartwarming animal stories? It sounds strangely appealing. It also has received lots of stars.
Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis. This one is dedicated to my Mother but really, hasn’t everyone dreamed of Paris?
The Night Circus. This one reminds me of Water For Elephants. I liked that one a lot. Love and the Circus? Sign me up.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Historiauntie suggested this book. I’ve read it and loved it – and I’ll read it again if you pick it! It’s charming.
A Game of Thrones. I really want to read this one. I hear it’s good. I’ve watched some of the HBO series and think it’s quite impressive. Battles, Paranormal Activity, Romance….everything a good saga requires.
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. This one is actually my first pick. I’ve been on a majar Non-Fiction kick and I’m not sure that I’m ready to break my stride. I wanted to pick a light hearted happy go lucky book for this selection – I thought the family could use something happy however; I’m really drawn to this one. Am I allowed to sway the vote? Does my vote count for more than one?
Help me choose!
(p.s. I haven’t forgotten about the other suggestions….I’m just going with what I currently have on my ebook reader…)
Okay, I have another book suggestion.
For the record – I’ve never seen an episode of 30 Rock and I can never stay up late enough for SNL. All I knew when I picked up this book was that Tina Fey is supposedly pretty funny.
I now know this….Tina Fey isn’t funny….she’s HI-LAR-IOUS.
Also, I’ve been called bossy many times in my life – so I think she and I would get along very well :)
I’ve been thinking Nautiemermate may need a little book club…..do any of you have any reading suggestions?
Bossypants by Tina Fey
(via A Cup Of Jo)