TFG Monthly Read

LOVE WALKED IN | Marisa de los Santos

Summary from Goodreads: When Martin Grace enters the hip Philadelphia coffee shop Cornelia Brown manages, her life changes forever. But little does she know that her newfound love is only the harbinger of greater changes to come. Meanwhile, across town, Clare Hobbs--eleven years old and abandoned by her erratic mother--goes looking for her lost father. She crosses paths with Cornelia while meeting with him at the café, and the two women form an improbable friendship that carries them through the unpredictable currents of love and life. Love Walked In was the book club's book of the month ...
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HIGH FIDELITY | Nick Hornby

  Summary from Goodreads: "It has been said often enough that baby boomers are a television generation, but the very funny novel High Fidelity reminds that in a way they are the record-album generation as well. This funny novel is obsessed with music; Hornby's narrator is an early-thirtysomething English guy who runs a London record store. He sells albums recorded the old-fashioned way—on vinyl—and is having a tough time making other transitions as well, specifically adulthood. The book is in one sense a love story, both sweet and interesting; most entertaining, though, are the hilari...
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THE GOD OF SMALL THINGS | Arundhati Roy

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy is the book club's book for the month of March and though I would have loved to participate in their monthly book discussion which was moderated by my good friend, Monique, for now I will just content myself with reading blog posts about the event such as this. Summary from Goodreads: The year is 1969. In the state of Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, fraternal twins Esthappen and Rahel fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family. Their lonely, lovely mother, Ammu, (who loves by night the man her children...
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2015 Required Reading: February

It felt like yesterday when I posted about my blogging goals and resolutions for the new year. The first month of the year seemed to have whizzed by, at least for me, as life seemed (it still does) to demand a lot from me lately. But there's no joy in complaints, so let me welcome this month with a hearty "hello!" instead, because, hey, February is one of my favorite months! [caption id="attachment_2439" align="aligncenter" width="427"] img src[/caption]   Before I get into my reading list for this love month, here's a quick recap of how I fared with my January readings:  Ghostwrit...
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NAVIGATING EARLY | by Clare Vanderpool

It's been a while since I've read a middle-grade/children's book and I was excited when I learned that the book club's book of the month for January has chosen a book along this genre. There is something soothing and uplifting in a children's book and Navigating Early is no exception. It tells a strong story about family, friendship, loss, and acceptance. Jack Baker just lost his mom and he is trying to rekindle his relationship with his father after being away to fight in the war. As if to make matters worse, he is transported from landlocked Kansas to a boarding school in coastal Maine wher...
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