Tag Archives: Corner Reading Society

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett; 2016; $27.99; 322 pages; Harper, New York, NY; 978-0-06-2491794; purchased from Multnomah County Library, Title Wave Used Bookstore; 8/13/17-8/18/17 Why did I read this?  Because it is the September selection of the Corner Reading Society. An affair leads to two blended families on opposite coasts of the United States.  There is no animosity […]

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman; 2014; $25.00; 337 pages; Atria Books, New York, NY; 978-1-4767-3801-7; purchased from Multnomah County Library Title Wave Used Bookstore, 3/3/17-3/6/17 Why did I read this?  The book club that I belong decided to read this as one of its selection for this year. Ove is a man that knows what […]

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead; 2016; $26.95; 306 pages; Doubleday, New York, NY; 978-0-385-54236-4; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Hillsdale; 1/22/17-2/2/17 Why did I read this?  A co-worker recommended it (although she doesn’t remember doing so) and the Corner Reading Society decided to read it during the coming year. Cora and Caesar decide to escape […]

What It Is Like To Go To War by Karl Malantes

What It Is Like To Go To War by  Karl Marlantes; 2011; $25.00; 256 pages; Atlantic Monthly Press; New York, NY; 978-0-8021-1992-6; purchased from Multnomah County Library’s Title Wave Used Bookstore; 9/9/16-9/17/16 Why did I ride this?   I first read this in December of last year and was so moved by it that I nominated it […]

My First two bookmark book

Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus; A Devout Muslim’s Journey to Christ by Nabeel  Quershi; 2014; $8.99; 296 pages; Zondervan, Grand Rapids, MI; 978-0-310-54502-9;checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 1/26/16-1/31/16 Nabeel becomes friends with a young man who builds a friendship with him and they become friendly enough to challenge each others beliefs.  Nabeel challenges Davids’ belief […]

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