Thursday, July 14, 2011

Book Teaser: Zane Presents: Love is Never Painless (Three Novellas)

Here are the rules:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
Page 93: 
  • "Are those cheese grits I smell?" he asked as he took a seat at the table, the very table that she'd nearly jumped over a few hours ago in her attempt to escape him."
  • "Next time you decide to hit a woman, make sure you pick one that won't strike back."
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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Turn: Remembering Our Foundations by Max Lucado

Turn: Remembering Our Foundations by Max Lucado was an interesting book.  Disregarding the separation of church and state, Lucado discusses how America should return to a biblical foundation. Extremely short, this book was definitely not what I expected nor was it the kind of book I would normally read.  I did enjoy the various scriptures highlighted throughout the text.  Have you ever read a book by Max Lucado? What is your take on this books?

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

The Help by Kathryn Stockett




Today, I finished reading "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett. Based in the city, where I currently reside, this historical fictional novel is amazing. Perhaps, this novel appeals to me because the various landmarks mentioned I know where they are or where they were. Perhaps, the novel appeals to me because of the evident triumph one can have, if one keeps steadfast to defined beliefs and values.  I am really not sure what appeals the most.  This book highlighted a time in Mississippi's history, which many want to forget forever. However, the fictional reality of the book enforces a silent appreciation of that history and the progress which has been made.  In addition, Stockett leaves you longing for the details of the new lives for the three main characters: Skeeter, Minny, and Aibileen.  Each character's demeanor and personality is finely tailored to bring the character life and add to the plot of the novel.  I would highly recommend this book. So many lessons/themes can be retrieved from this novel including: thinking on your own is better than doing what someone tells you, live your life for you not for others, love yourself to not allow anyone to devalue you, and etc... You can gain so much for this book. I am looking forward to the movie!


The Help (Movie Tie-In)
Movie Tie-In



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