Lab Girl
“People are like plants: they grow toward the light.” Hope is a scientist. She is a lab girl. She works with plants, discovering new things about the world we live in and sometimes take for granted. Her path to becoming a female scientist with a faithful male lab assistant is […]

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

A Lion Among Men
A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire I am choosing the third book in a series for the March Online Book Club choice, but I am hoping enough people are familiar with Wicked and the plot involved in the story that they will enjoy A Lion Among Men. This is the story told from […]

Online Book Club March Announcement (A Lion Among Men by ...

Trust Protocol
“Rather than being stifled or stymied in challenging situations and environments, relationships grow deeper and get stronger when they’re tested and survive to thrive.” How many people in your life do you actually trust? We usually only have a handful among the many people we know who can tell us […]

The Trust Protocol by Mac Richard

Louis L'Amour Lost Treasures 2
“A man had to talk to somebody and most cow-horses received a lot of confidential chatter which they were in no position to repeat.” A prolific writer like Louis L’Amour almost always leaves behind unfinished stories and drafts of ideas. His son Beau has gone through all the writings Louis […]

Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volume 1 with commentary by Beau ...

The Alice Network 4
I read at a much slower pace this January than I did last year and I really enjoyed it. I read some books that had been on my list for a while, this month’s Online Book Club book and some books that were requested to be reviewed. I ended up […]

Sarah Anne’s Bookshelf: January 2018

Talking to Kids About God
“My kids were going to need a lot more from me, and I had to find out what that was.” When it comes to faith, children all come to a point where they want to dig deeper into the questions surrounding faith. How do we know God is real? How […]

Talking With Your Kids About God by Natasha Crain

The Rosie Project
“Restaurants are minefields for the socially inept.” Don Tillman is a smart man – a professor of genetics – yet, he is both socially and emotionally challenged. While he would like to start a long-term relationship with a woman, he never seems to keep their attention for more than a […]

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Emory's Gift
If you are stopping by to find questions for your book club, please leave a note for me telling me where you are from! Welcome to the online book club for Emory’s Gift by W. Bruce Cameron. “With a huff, the bear backed away from the bank, and now I could clearly see […]

Online Book Club: Emory’s Gift by W. Bruce Cameron

Grown-Ups Guide to Teenage Humans 2
“One of the most powerful things to teenagers is people proving they are devoted to them.” Parenting is hard. Parenting babies is tiring. Parenting toddlers is time-consuming. Parenting children is an adventure. Parenting teenagers is like visiting a different planet. The world teenagers are growing up in today is much […]

The Grown-Up’s Guide to Teenage Humans by Josh Shipp

Handmaid's Tale
“For the ones to come after you, it will be easier. … Because they won’t want things they can’t have.” The world is much different than it used to be, but those women living in the changed world still remember how it used to be – walking freely in the […]

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood