Follow

A book blog dedicated to good books and reading recommendations from family & friends.

Owner: ssperry57

Listed in: Literature

Language: English

Tags: books, reading, kansas, literature, fiction

Report it


Site Statistics

Unique Visitors Today:
0
Page Views Today:
0
Unique Visitors this Week:
2
Page Views this Week:
3
Unique Visitors this Month:
28
Page Views this Month:
48
Total Unique Visitors:
4,406
Total Page Views:
7,721
Total Hits Out:
130
Traffic Chart

Latest Blog Posts for The Kansas Reading Society

  • Heard about a Book...
    on Aug 16, 2012 in NPR Memoir
    Just listened to and interview on Talk of the Nation Oksana Marafioti, the author of American Gypsy: A Memoir.  It really sounds like a fascinating book. Check it out.From Goodreads.com:Fifteen-year-old Oksana Marafioti is a Gypsy. This means to...
  • Just Finished...
    on Jul 31, 2012 in Cheryl Canadian Fiction
    Cheryl just finished The O'Briens by Peter Behrens and said, "I liked it." He is a Canadian author, and The O'Briens is a sequel to his first book, The Law of Dreams. Check it out.From Goodreads.com: The O'Briens follows the family from The Law...
  • Just Started...
    on Jul 5, 2012
    Zach has started reading Calico Joe by John Grisham—yes, the writer of legal thrillers.From Goodreads.com:It began quietly enough with a pulled hamstring. The first baseman for the Cubs AAA affiliate in Wichita went down as he rounded third and h...
  • Just Started...
    on Jul 2, 2012 in Romance Cheryl
    Cheryl has started the latest paperback from one of her favorite romance authors, The Ideal Man by Julie Garwood. I didn't even know she was writing a book about me...From Goodreads.com:Dr. Ellie Sullivan has just completed her residency at a large u...
  • Heard about a Book...
    on Jul 2, 2012 in NPR Fiction
    Canada by Richard Ford is getting lots of good reviews including the NY Times Sunday Book Review, The Guardian, and NPR.About Canada:"First, I’ll tell about the robbery our parents committed. Then the murders, which happened later.”So begins Cana...
  • Heard about a Book...
    on Jul 2, 2012 in Fiction
    From Robert Goolrick, the author of one of our favorite books, The Reliable Wife (see 2/16/2010), is a new novel called Heading Out to Wonderful. I am looking forward to trying it.From Goodreads.com:An attractive and enigmatic stranger -- Charlie Bea...
  • Just Started...
    on Jul 2, 2012 in Jim Memoir
    For Father's Day, Jim received Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley, the new biography about Walter Cronkite, one of America's most renown television journalists.About Cronkite:Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American lege...
  • Just Started...
    on Jul 2, 2012 in Scott Fiction
    Let's try this again... The Art of Fielding by Chad Harback is getting a lot of attention. I've read the first chapter and he writes very well.From Goodreads.com:At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry...
  • Heard about a Book...
    on Sep 7, 2011 in War NPR Memoir
    I heard Karl Marlantes, the author of Matterhorn (see May 7th), interviewed on NPR about his new memoir What It Is Like to Go to War, based on his own experiences in Vietnam.From Goodreads.com:From the author of the New York Times Bestseller Matterho...
  • Favorite Bookstores...
    on Aug 24, 2011 in Bookstores
    Cheryl is in Seattle and stopped by Elliott Bay Book Company.
Loading Comments...

Comments

{ds_PageTotalItemCount} commentcomments
{pvComments::date}
{pvComments::comment}

Post a Comment

Close