May 15, 2016

Sunday Salon: Mockingbird by Charles J. Shields

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They are still forecasting a bit of frost and a slow moving cold spell, in the middle of May! Guess that's why they don't recommend planting annuals till after Memorial Day, May 30. We have had to take out and bring in our potted plants at night, depending on the temps.

A lovely new book I am reading right now:
Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee: from Scout to Go Set a Watchman by Charles J. Shields, published April 26, 2016 by Henry Holt & Co. An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Go Set a Watchman. 

Thr first four British crime novels featuring Detective Helen Grace, by M. J.Arlidge that I'm eager to get into, starting with #1. Hope they are not too noir.  
A surprise win:
The Wangs vs the World by Jade Chang, to be released October 4, 2016 by HarperAvenue. 

What's on your reading desk this week? 


  1. It actually snowed (just a few flakes) and hailed a bit this morning, but it's beautiful now although only in the 50's. You just never know what you're going to get. :) Hope the Arlidge books are good...

  2. I've heard lots of good things about Mockingbird. Hope you like it, too!

  3. I have Eeny Meeny on my TBR e-stack. Hopefully we both enjoy it!

  4. The Wangs vs. the World looks good to me. Congrats on the win!

  5. Mockingbird interests me. Have a great week!

  6. Eeny Meeny and The Doll House look like my kind of reads. I hope you enjoy your books.

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  7. I bet Mockingbird is great - Harper Lee was fascinating.

  8. The Dolls House looks good.

    Mockingbird sounds good.

    ENJOY all of your books and reading week.

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