The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl who Played with Fire, The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest By Steig Larsson

I think what I have to do here is to write about the trilogy. You can read the first and not the rest but I believe that they work together the best. Overall there are several stories throughout all of the books but the main theme is about the girl with the dragon tattoo. She is described as an anti-hero which is a pretty apt description. She is brilliant, prickly and downright antisocial but you love her anyway. I was asked the other day if I thought that kids could read these. I told the mom to read them herself first. Continue reading “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl who Played with Fire, The Girl who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest By Steig Larsson”

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years | By Donald Miller

This is a little bit of a different book – but brilliant especially since this is kind of how I write! Wow, I didn’t think anyone else had chains of thought the same way I did. Hilarious and a tear jerker within a page – I am not nearly that talented unfortunately, but Don, you give me great hope that someday I will finish a book and someone will actually publish it. At first glance this book is like a series of random thoughts – well , that is what it is, but he does have some great points. Continue reading “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years | By Donald Miller”

The Year of Magical Thinking By Joan Didion

I have never read a book by Mrs. Didion but her writing is obviously very good and extremely easy to read. She has been writing for a while and I am actually embarrassed that I haven’t read her before especially since this is a very tender book. In the space of a year her adult daughter is hospitalized several times with a series of infections and neurological issues and she loses her husband. Continue reading “The Year of Magical Thinking By Joan Didion”