40 Days of Book Praise – Reading List

A new reading list from Ramona DeFelice Long. To read Ramona’s comments about each book in sequence, start here at Day 1: https://ramonadef.wordpress.com/2015/02/18/40-days-of-book-praise-day-1/ This is my reading list for the rest of the year, starting with Daphne DuMaurier’s The Rebecca Notebooks. Hours and days of fine reading here.

Ramona DeFelice Long

RamonaGravitarFor 40 days, I chose books by and about women from my personal book shelf and wrote brief reviews with a plot summary, plus why it was a good reading choice for women.

Below is a full list of the 40 books I reviewed. Each includes a short description–a log line–to tell each title’s genre and capture what it is about.

40 Days of Book Praise – Reading List

Joan Blos’ A GATHERING OF DAYS is a middle grade epistolary novel chronicling the hardships and joys of fourteen-year-old Carrie and her farm family in 1850s New England.

Anne Carroll George’s THIS ONE AND MAGIC LIFE is a Southern novel about a family that gathers for a funeral where the deceased’s last wish uncovers a terrible secret.

Elinor Lipman’s THE DEARLY DEPARTED is a women’s novel about returning home, and how the sudden death of two parents allow two children to…

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