Monday, May 30, 2016

Books Read - May 2016

Dalai Lama
  • How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life ****
Non-fiction.  Teachings on how to live a meaningful life.

Endo, Shusaku
  • Silence ****
Fiction.  Fictionalized story of a Portuguese priest who travels to Japan to serve the Christians there in the seventeenth century, during a time when the Japanese are trying to get rid of Christians.

Galenorn, Yasmine
  • Once Upon a Curse *****
Fiction.  Seventeen dark fairytales by seventeen talented authors.

Gauding, Madonna
  • The Meditation Bible *****
Non-fiction.  Introduction to meditation followed by 140 meditations for numerous occasions.

Hunter, Ellen Elizabeth
  • Murder on the Candlelight Tour ***
Fiction.  Ashley Wilkes makes her living as a vintage house renovator.  Her own victorian is being featured on the annual Candlelight Tour in Wilmington, N.C..  After the tour, Ashley hears sounds coming from her library, and finds her good friend and history professor, Binkie, holding the fireplace poker.  At his feet lies a dead body.  She knows he is innocent, but can she prove that to the police when Binkie’s are the only fingerprints on the murder weapon?

Semple, Maria
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette **

Fiction.  Bee’s mother is having a breakdown, and Bee and her father are trying to save her from herself.  Things don’t go well, and suddenly Bernadette disappears.

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