Saturday, July 12, 2008

Reading Right Along

Juvenile/Young Adult Titles (* denotes Reading Olympics):

*The Day They Came to Arrest the Book-by Nat Hentoff: A too-preachy book about censorship.
*Bud, Not Buddy-by Christopher Paul Curtis: Very good. About a runaway orphan during the Depression.

Adult Titles:

Phyllida and the Brotherhood of Philander-by Ann Herendeen: Has a lot of fans, but this "bisexual Regency romance" didn't do it for me.
The Way Life Should Be-by Terry Shaw: The winner of the First Chapters competition at I much preferred the runner up.
Keep Your Mouth Shut and Wear Beige-by Kathleen Gilles Seidel: Pretty good! How a divorced mother of the groom deals with wedding plans...and her ex-husband's new girlfriend.

My favorite of this batch? Bud, Not Buddy. By far.

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