Have loved books and reading for as long as I can remember. A homebody that prefers to spend spare time at home with a good book rather than out on the town.
“The library was magical because every time I walked through the door, there were literally thousands of voices ready and willing to have a conversation with me. I walked through the door, stared at all those stacks and bindings, and whispered, "Tell me a story.”
― Charles Martin, Unwritten
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Fiction - contemporary and historical. Almost all of the books I read come from the "New" shelf at my library. Tend to like: WWII era, a good child protagonist, survivor stories, suspense thrillers, stories that follow a family over multiple generations, a good series.
"I absolutely loved this book. It gets one of my rare 5-star ratings. There are so many good characters in this book and the way the author wove their connections and stories together was so well done. The heart of the story is a broken man det..."
"This book is about a family and a community in the West Virginia mountains during the depression. I liked Loyal and his family. Even though they were a little broken they still loved each other. Loyal’s blossoming relationship with his father a..."
"This books describes the misery of the dust bowl years in page after page of detail. I’ve heard of the dust bowl years, but didn’t realize just how hopeless it was for the Greatest Generation. I also didn’t know that hundreds of thousands went w..."