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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition
Paul Watson
Progress: 6 %
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong
Progress: 40 %
Wizard's First Rule
Terry Goodkind
Progress: 49 %
Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
Tracy Borman
Progress: 14 %
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski
Progress: 20 %
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages

The Awakening of Miss Prim

The Awakening of Miss Prim: A Novel - Natalia Sanmartin Fenollera

A strange little novel (only about 250 pages), but a quick read for a warm June afternoon.  (I read over a third of it waiting for my mother to get done in the South Carolina Room at the library, actually.)


Set mostly in a small village (my assumption was Spain, the blurb says France) that is inhabited entirely by eccentrics, it has a certain amount of charm.  Perhaps someone who is more spiritual than I am would find it even more so - I cannot really say.


I am, however, with the Man in the Wing Back Chair (one of the major characters has only this name) on the topic of Little Women