Reading Challenge Book #17, The Beginner’s Goodbye by Anne Tyler

Date started: July 8, 2012 Date finished: July 8, 2012 “Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron spent his childhood fending off a sister who wants to manage him. So when he meets Dorothy, a plain, outspoken, self-dependent young woman, she is like a breath of fresh air. Unhesitatingly … Continue reading

Reading Challenge Book #13, Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Date started: June 18, 2012 Date finished: June 24, 2012 In an unnamed South American country, a birthday party is being held for a Japanese businessman named Katsumi Hosokawa. Guests from different countries have gathered at the home of Vice President Ruben Iglesias to be serenaded by opera’s most famous … Continue reading