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SheriC

Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

I Almost Forgot About You
Terry McMillan
Progress: 76 %
The Gates of the Alamo
Stephen Harrigan
Progress: 67/592 pages
I am No One You Know
Joyce Carol Oates
Progress: 17 %
The Return of the King
J.R.R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis
Progress: 35 %

Baker Towers ★★★★☆

Baker Towers - Jennifer Haigh

An absorbing tale of lives lived in a mining town, of those who stayed, those who left, and those who came back. The ending was a bit disappointing, with

the stories tied up in a tidy package with some happily marrieds,

(show spoiler)

but the journey was worthwhile.