Category Archives: First Paragraph

What Am I Reading? Americanah

This week I’m featuring Americanah┬áby Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It’s a book club selection. I’m the one who will be leading the discussion, so I feel some pressure to read it carefully. I’m about half-way through it and I have to … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman

This week I’m featuring a book I’m reading for an upcoming book tour. So far I’m thoroughly enjoying the details and intricacies of the characters and the plot of this family and small community story. Here’s how it begins:   … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? Blood Hollow

I’m reading a couple of mysteries by William Kent Krueger. I love this seres set in Minnesota. Here’s the first paragraph of Blood Hollow. It’s pretty short, but I think you will still get the idea that this is a … Continue reading

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What Am I Reading? The Last Bus To Wisdom

Ivan Doig is in my list of favorite authors. I’m almost done reading the last book he wrote before his death. It’s the story of a bus trip taken alone by a ten-year-old boy. He’s traveling from Montana to Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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