Tag Archives: Pat Conroy

Banned Books Week- Day 4: Be a Reading Mentor!

Banned Books Week- Day 4 Be a Reading Mentor to Someone! In my Day 3 post , while talking  about some of the banned and challenged classic books, I related my first experience reading To Kill a Mockingbird. The woman … Continue reading

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Great Books Week 2010- Friday Topic

Great Books Week 2010- Friday’s Topic   If you were stranded alone on a deserted island, what five books would you want?   When I mistakenly posted on this topic earlier in the week ( it was a topic on … Continue reading

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Great Books Week 2010- Thursday Topic

Because I would hate for anyone to get the idea that the topics for these posts are my idea I would like everyone to observe  the following in regards to Great Books Week and these blog topics: In honor of … Continue reading

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Great Books Week- Monday’s Topic

The National Association of Independent Writers & Editors is sponsoring the Great Books Week Blog Tour by posing a series of questions for thoughtful discussion about Great Books. Since we like nothing more than talking about books… well, except for … Continue reading

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Correction to South of Broad review

Imagine my embarrasment when I found out shortly after posting my review that “South of Broad” had released a month earlier than the advance copy I was reading noted. My only excuse is that I had been so engrossed in … Continue reading

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Review of Pat Conroy’s ” South of Broad” coming 9/15/09

South of Broad by Pat Conroy My rating: 5 of 5 stars Absolutely exquisite!! The best book I’ve read in some time. I was lucky enough to receive an advance copy and I have fallen in love! Since it hasn’t … Continue reading

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