Book Club

Ok, so am I the only person who is the weirdo?

I belong to a book club, and I seem to have gotten the rep there of the one who chooses the "interesting" books.  I am glad that my choices for reading material are broadening the horizons of my fellow members, but sometimes it would be nice to have more than one other person like a book I choose.

This month it was my turn to choose and lead the discussion:  I chose Lost Boys by Orson Scott Card.  This is a book that makes me cry every time I read it, and I am not a crier by nature.  (My childhood burned that out of me.)  It is a lyrically written book with nary a bloodbath or shooting to be found.  Only one other person liked it without reservation, and several others couldn't finish. 

Oh, well.  I guess it doesn't matter too much.  We had a good discussion, and I will continue to love the feel of this book, its tone and the noble and beautiful sacrifices it describes. 

Sometimes everyone needs a good cry, and I know how to get one.

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About elsmama

I am prone to speaking before having engaged my brain. This has caused some strife, and much laughter.
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