Thanks for the invite to join the Hip Librarian’s Book Blog, April! Hello Allison! Glad you both liked Ella Minnow Pea! Mark Dunn has a new one out which looks equally good, haven’t read it yet but would like to. it’s called Welcome to Higby. See a review of it at http://mostlyfiction.com/humor/dunn.htm
I have just finished reading two books by Elizabeth Knox. And I am a big fan! Especially for The Vintner’s Luck–pure magic! beautiful prose, tackles themes including bisexuality, love, friendship, family, war, wine making…. Beautiful! See more about her and her books at http://www.vuw.ac.nz/vup/authorinfo/eknox.html
I hope you’re all having a good first week of September and the return of kids to the books. At the bookstore where I work we’ve been seeing some amazing teacher’s choices–such as The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie-haven’t seen that on a reading list for a very very long time!