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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

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
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf
Progress: 12 %
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %
Queen's Gambit: A Novel
Elizabeth Fremantle
Progress: 22 %
1913: The Eve of War
Paul Ham
Progress: 20 %
The William Shakespeare Detective Agency: The Dark Lady (The William Shakespeare Detective Agency Book 2)
Colin Falconer
Progress: 15 %

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