Friday, January 11, 2013

Inner Beauty Friday - Book Club!


Once again I am joining up with Heather from Blonde...Undercover Blonde for Book Club!

This week I read "Astray" by Emma Donoghue -


Here is the synopsis from "The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They are gold miners and counterfeiters, attorneys and slaves. They cross other borders too: those of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress.

With rich historical detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from puritan Massachusetts to revolutionary New Jersey, antebellum Louisiana to the Toronto highway, lighting up four centuries of wanderings that have profound echoes in the present. Astray offers us a surprising and moving history for restless times."

My thoughts:  I really enjoyed this book.  The short stories are quick to draw you in and then the little historical basis to the story at the end is sooo interesting.  A great easy read - but one that actually leaves you feeling educated.

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!


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