TUESDAY POTPOURRI: EXCERPTING “THE CHILDREN”

I came across this last week and thought the whole premise of the novel to be totally delightful. I’m a follower of Laurel and so get regular updates on what she’s up to with books and love her site. I haven’t read this particular author but am definitely going to be looking up this book. Enjoy my Sunday reblog.

POTPOURRI

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Welcome to another Tuesday celebrating bookish events, fromTuesday/First Chapter/Intros,hosted byBibliophile by the Sea; and Teaser Tuesdayshosted by Books & a Beat.

Today’s feature is a book I hope to start reading soon:  The Children (e-book), by Ann Leary – a NetGalley ARC that will be released on 5/24.

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Intro:  One August morning in 1956, Whit Whitman sat down to a breakfast of soft-boiled eggs and toast with his grandmother Trudy.  They dined outdoors on the wide front porch of Lakeside Cottage.  Whit’s father had an early golf game that morning.  His mother and sister had gone for a sail on the lake.  Although he was only eight at the time, Whit would always remember what he and his grandmother talked about during their breakfast.  First, Trudy had described her displeasure at finding the family cat on her bed when she awoke.  She had thought it…

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About mysm2000

Having taught elementary school for more than 25 years and been involved in many amazing technology and curriculum projects, I find I've developed a myriad of interests based on literature I've read and music I've heard. I've followed The Wright Three to Chicago, Ansel Adams to Colorado, The Kon Tiki Expedition to Easter Island, Simon & Garfunkel lyrics to New York City, Frank Lloyd Wright to Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, and have only just begun.
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2 Responses to TUESDAY POTPOURRI: EXCERPTING “THE CHILDREN”

  1. Thanks, Ms. M…glad you enjoyed the post, and hope you love this book as much as I did.

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