Summer Reading Challenge


Thursday, June 7, 2007

Week 1

Well this week I finished "The Mermaid Chair" by Sue Monk Kidd. I enjoyed it, but not as much as I enjoyed "The Secret Life of Bees." I'll review it later on my own blog when I have more time.

I also read "Somebody Else's Children: The Courts, The Kids, and the Struggle to Save America's Troubled Families." This wasn't on my list, but I'm adding it now. This was a great first-hand account by two journalists of the California Juvenile Court system. They personalized the stories of these kids, and tried to present a balanced picture. I'll write a full review of it eventually.

SO now on to "The Plague Tales" I think, unless something else grabs my attention first.

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At June 8, 2007 at 2:23 PM , Blogger Jill said...

Like you, I thought "The Secret Life of Bees" was a better book than "The Mermaid Chair."


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