Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

This is the sequel to The Bean Trees, which is about a white woman who has an abused Native American child given to her in a parking lot by a stranger, and she decides to adopt her. This is the … Continue reading

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American Wasteland by Jonathan Bloom

I have always disliked wasting food.  That is a value instilled in me early on by my parents who hate waste of any kind.  This book was just over 300 pages long and all about food waste, so with hindsight … Continue reading

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Book Group Discussion Questions for American Wasteland by Jonathan Bloom

Last week the Las Vegas Non-Fiction Book Group met to discuss American Wasteland by Jonathan Bloom.  Here are the questions I used to keep the discussion going: Were you surprised at how much food is wasted at all stages in … Continue reading

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Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

I think I discovered Bradbury later than most. I only very recently read Fahrenheit 451 and very much liked it. But then I always enjoy a distopian future. I do usually enjoy a fantasy/horror story, but this one just did … Continue reading

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Baby Meets World by Nicholas Day

This is the first book I have read that is all about babies. I have read books about pregnancy and books about birth but nothing yet about babies. I have been taking things one step at a time. My baby … Continue reading

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