Sunday (Evening) Post

I have not been faithful to my promise last Sunday to MAKE time to read because many things got in the way, but I did get a little reading done.

What I Finished:  The Bone People  As I said, it was dragging in the middle after the traumatic events just before, but once I caught up again with the three main characters, things went so fast, I kept putting the book down because I didn’t want it to be over.  I did finish it today, and unlikely as it was, the novel had a very satisfying ending.  I will review it here mid-week.  Max the Mighty, a YA novel that was checked out of my LFL within a day of putting it out there in spite of rainy weather , and All Black Cats Are Not Alike, which my husband enjoyed as much as I did, and the book went home with a family of cat lovers who visited Saturday.

Still Reading: Jealous Heart by James Lee Burke, Coming of Age in Mississippi, and How Sweet the Sound, the last checked out from my church library.

Started: Speaking American: How Y’all, Youse Guys and You Guys Talk  loaned by the friend who visited Saturday

Looking Forward to Starting: Freeks by Amanda Hocking, recently reviewed on a friend’s blog.

Watched:  No time for TV either, but I did tune in to the first two episodes of”Emerald City” on NBC, which is already great, and the latest episode of “To Tell the Truth.”

School begins this coming week, and I have a doctor’s appointment one day, so my time will be taken in other directions than reading.  But, where there are books…there is always hope!


Author: Rae Longest

This year marks my fiftieth year in AAUW (American Association of University Women). The Alvin chapter was begun in 1947, and as a new, green teacher to Alvin Independent School District, I joined in 1968. In the 80's we began a book group to share our love of reading, books,and fellowship with other women and girls who loved the same. We resurrected the group on-line in September of 2015. Eventually Powerful Women Readers folded as an on-line book club, but I kept the title and turned it into a blog. (See "Introduction,"first blog). This is my first experience at blogging or publishing anything and is becomes more fun with each blog posted. I am currently teaching as an adjunct at The University of Houston Clear Lake. This makes my 28th year there after three years at Alvin Community College and an almost-twenty year career as a classroom teacher with Alvin Independent School District. Reading and writing are "in my blood" just like teaching is. I hope you enjoy the blog.

4 thoughts on “Sunday (Evening) Post”

  1. It sounds like The Bone People was a cracking read – it’s always telling when you get to that stage where you don’t want it to end. I’m sorry to hear that you’re feeling unwell – it’s a really grotty time of the year with the excitement of Christmas well and truly behind us and the knowledge that we have the worst of the winter ahead of us… I hope the doc can recommend something to put the spring back into your step, again, Rae. In the meantime, take great care and try not to do too much – though I’m aware that is a bit like telling the sun not to shine – and I very much hope you have a better week. Hugsx

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