On My Bookshelf, June 22, 2018

I recently attended the book launch for an Ottawa author, Brenda Chapman‘s 4th book in a series called A Stonechild and Rouleau Mystery.  It was an interesting experience — never attended a book launch before — and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  I had purchased the fourth book in the series for signing purposes and thought I would read it first, then see if I would buy the others.  I now own them all, have read two, and can’t wait to read the other 2.

Brenda Chapman’s Stonechild & Rouleau Mysteries — 2 read, 2 to go!

The Day I Saw the Hummingbird by Paulette Mahurin
an underground railway story of a courageous young slave whose life changes the day he sees a hummingbird.

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
a WWI, WWII, and aftermath spy story

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie —
loved the movie, want to read the book.

Lost Ottawa by David McGee
changes to the Ottawa landscape

Charmed Lives by Michael Korda
the story of film greats, the Korda brothers

Have Bags Will Travel by D.G. Kaye
Tips & anecdotes on traveling

What’s on your bookshelf?  Please share.

 

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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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4 Responses to On My Bookshelf, June 22, 2018

  1. Read and loved The Alice Network. I’m happy to see The Day I Saw the Hummingbird on your list. I hope you enjoy. Have a great weekend.

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  2. Jay says:

    I hope you enjoy Death on the Nile!

    My own reading list as of right now is this:

    Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero (imagine Scooby Doo meets H.P. Lovecraft)

    Jerusalem by Alan Moore

    Das Reboot: How German Soccer Reinvented Itself And Conquered The World by Raphael Honigstein

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