The library is my friend, but sometimes I want to read something else – something already in the house. So I did. With library books waiting, I went ahead and read The Curve of Time by M. Wylie Blanchet (see last New Arrivals post for the gorgeous cover). I really enjoyed this collection of short pieces by a mom and her five children spending summers exploring the inner British Columbia coastline (Strait of Georgia, Queen Charlotte Sound and Hecate Strait – check a map). Written in 1931, these are a window into the past.
I finished The Island of Dr. Libris by Chris Grabenstein, a YA novel about a twelve-year-old boy, aimed at readers of his age.
Now I’m 50 pages or so into The Wright Brothers by David McCullough, his latest book. I’ve read and loved everything by McCullough I’ve read.
Barbara finished Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell, and is looking forward to the next in the series. First, however, the library has disgorged The Devil’s Star, another book by a favorite author of hers, Jo Nesbo, which just came from the library.
Have you read these books or authors? What are you reading?