Cool thread! I was very excited to find it, as I've been on a reading binge, my first since dd was born!
by Cristina Garcia~
A great story about a Chinese immigrant to Cuba in the mid-19th century, and his descendants.
~My Invented Country
by Isabel Allende~
A fabulous memoir about her life and Chile. Now I want to read Paula.
~The Idiot Girls Action Adventure Club
by Laurie Notatro~
Cute stories, but I think I'm too old and busy to appreciate them right now.
~The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon~
Now I am reading Seabiscuit
by Laura Hillenbrand. I'm enjoying it so far.
cathe- Danticat is one of my favorite authors, and so is Jamaica Kincaid. Have you read Danticat's first 2 books: Breath, Eyes, Memory
and Krik? Krak!
They are wonderful. I haven't read Dew Breaker yet, but it's on my list.
Thanks for the ideas, mamas!