Category: General Fiction

2016 Reads, Books, General Fiction

Ed K Finally Reads Life of Pi

 Life of Pi by Yann Martel - it's about time! (Book 34 of 2016) I am a simple man, in more ways than one.  As such when I read, I like a straight forward story. Boy meats girl, boy cuts up girl into a thousand little pieces. Then my hero comes in and needs to figure out who the killer is before he can strike again. Another story may involve an evil person or group about to wreak havoc on the world. Again my hero must save the day! But every once in a while I visit the dark side....

2016 Reads, General Fiction

Preparation for the Next Life, by Atticus Lish

Preparation for the Next Life - Atticus Lish (****)   One of the Reading Challenges that I created for 2016 was to read more literature the goal I set was 24 books. The challenge includes books classified as general fiction, along with classics that I should have read, New York Time Bestsellers and Award-Winning books.   Since there are four subcategories I made it six books for each subcategory!  Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish is the seventh book I've finished in 2016 and it's the first in the subcategory of award-winning books. The book won the 2015...

2015 Reads, General Fiction

Island of the Sequined Love Nun – Christopher Moore

Island of the Sequined Love Nun - Christopher Moore - Book 17 of 2015   So the question of the night is: Who is Your Favorite Author of humorous books?? Janet Evanovich? Carl Hiaasen? Terry Pratchett? Douglas Adams? Tim Dorsey?? Dave Barry??  The question arises because one of  my goals for April was to read a book on happiness or a funny book. I chose to read a funny book and one book that fit that description that was on my TBR pile was Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore. The first book that I read by...