Homegoing 1
“This is the problem of history. We cannot know that which we were not there to see and hear and experience for ourselves. We must rely on the words of others.” Some books stick with you because the stories are wonderfully written. Others are unforgettable because the story needs to […]

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Uninvited 2
  “Let your past rejection experiences work for you instead of against you by allowing them to help you sense the possible pain behind other people’s reactions.” In an effort to let others know they are not alone in feeling rejected, Lysa TerKeurst opens her past and heart and lays […]

Uninvited by Lysa TerKeurst

Martin Luther In His Own Words 1
  “Faith does not ask whether good works are to be done, but before it is asked, it has done them. It is always active.” Martin Luther is a pivotal person in history, best known for starting the Reformation with his 95 Theses. Almost every Protestant denomination can trace its […]

Martin Luther in His Own Words by Jack D. Kilcrease

To the Last Man 1
  “Above the sounds of misery, the sergeant called out, ‘Next stop boys, the Gates of Hell.'” World War I sent Americans across an ocean to fight on foreign soil to save the lives of people who they didn’t know. World War I had Germans gaining ground and taking more […]

To the Last Man by Jeff Shaara

A Man Called Ove 6
  “Ove had never been asked how he lived before he met her. But if anyone had asked him, he would have answered that he didn’t.” Every once in a while, you come across a book that has everything – love, humor, sadness, relationships that start and end and an […]

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

July 2017 Bookshelf
I have 58 books on my have-read bookshelf so far this year – a lot more already than my usually 52 books a year! I really think that setting reading goals each month is not only helping me read more, but also read a wider variety of books. I’m glad […]

Sarah Anne’s Bookshelf: July 2017

Harmony Blues 2
“Brittany walked calmly to her locker, thinking about what Pilar had said. Could being kind to her enemies really work?” Brittany’s days are filled with highs and lows in Harmony Blues. When her artwork is chosen to be displayed at the state capitol, she feels on top of the world. […]

Harmony Blues by Victoria Kimble

  “The truth was, as much as I needed it, I was afraid to go to sleep. To sleep, perchance to dream. I was terrified of having the dream.” The saying goes, “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions.” How does a man become a person who willingly […]

The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans

Homegoing 2
Welcome to the online book club for Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi. I hope you enjoyed reading this book. I am glad I read this book – it was very well written. Each and every character came alive and I thought it was an interesting way to tell the sisters’ story through their […]

Online Book Club: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi