It's Monday and I'm finally reading again!
Swim the Fly by Don Calame---a humorous coming-of-age story about three boys whose summer goals are to see a girl naked and to learn to swim the butterfly stroke.
I'm listening to:
Hold Still by Nina LaCour---Caitlin has to start her life over after the devastating suicide of her best friend. "With the help of family and new-found friends, Caitlin will encounter first love, broaden her horizons, and start to realize that true friendship didn’t die with Ingrid."-Goodreads
I recently finished:
Border Songs by Jim Lynch---Set on the US/Canadian Border, this story exposes the illegal activities and temptations that cross the border every day.Told from the point-of-views of several people: an aging and financially-strapped dairy farmer; his son, a border patrol agent; a pro-marijuana professor; and his Canadian daughter who has a way with plants...
I hope to start soon:
Charles and Emma: The Darwin's Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman---This "new biography of Charles Darwin is a thought-provoking account of the man behind evolutionary theory: how his personal life affected his work and vice versa. The end result is an engaging exploration of history, science, and religion for young readers."-Goodreads
*** Sarah Dessen fans, please vote on my survey, top right of home page. I am trying to determine which of her books I should read first and I want input.