Mrs. Julien’s Book Exchange Post – HUZZAH!

Mswas GiftThank you, Mswas for the lovely presents and the homemade card. (Can you read it? “You’re no verra sensible, Sassenach, but I like ye fine.”) I should probably reread the Outlander books now that I’ll know the correct pronunciation of the Gaelic words. Then I can make charts and graphs for comparison purposes when the show comes out and I hear how they pronounce things.

Given how much Mswas and everyone else have loved it, I am very much looking forward to The Book Thief and promise to review it for CBR6.

Thank you to Jen K for organizing the exchange.

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MsWas’s #CBR5 Review #1: The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier

runawy15705011The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl with a Pearl Earring, is a wonderful novel. Set in a Quaker community in 1850s Ohio, the story follows a young Englishwoman as she makes a life far from home.

Find out more about this book on my own blog.