I read an interesting mix of books this month – some were great, some just okay. You can find all of them listed HERE (just look at the last two pages for April books).
I really enjoyed this book – it was different from what I typically pick up. The story is told from the point of view of a man who is remembering his childhood – and in the process imparting quite a bit of wisdom about what we remember, why we remember it and how it affects our whole life. There are some pretty sad and emotional events that occurred and it’s quite interesting to follow how the main character dealt with them (remembering all the while that he was just a child). My rating 4.5 out of 5.
As a book lover, I appreciated the many literary references in this book. A.J.’s life has taken a devastating turn – his wife has recently died, his literary find was stolen and he just isn’t terribly interested in life anymore. And then . . . something unexpected happens and his entire life changes. My rating 4 out of 5.
This was a fascinating view from Alice’s point of view of her descent into Alzheimer’s disease. So often we hear about the disease from the perspective of the caregiver or close family members, but not from the patient herself. It was scary, sad and hopeful all at once. Very well written. My rating 4 out of 5.
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