Senior Book Break – November 2021

November 9, 2021 Subject: Discoveries and Inventions   Ancient Inventions by Peter James and Nick Thorpe This is a doozy of a book.  You can open anywhere and start reading. There is a table of contents if you want to look up something special from brain surgery on...

Senior Book Break – October 2021

October 12, 2021 Subject: Ghosts, the Supernatural and the Unexplained Before we started someone asked where we kept our books and the majority answered everywhere, on the shelf, on the floor, on the chair, on the bed.  So, if you ever have a home invasion, clobber...

Senior Book Break September 2021

Subject: Odd titles that made you read the book The Mad Woman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell This book is about the Bronte sisters. A 20 year old is one of the last living of the Bronte clan.  Home schooled by an eccentric father, plus a tutor from Oxford for one hour a...

Senior Book Break August 2021

Subject: Free For All, Your Pick The Historians by Cecilia Ekback This book is one of few books about Scandinavia in WW2. The Germans had conquered Denmark and Norway, Sweden was neutral and Finland waffled back and forth with the only certainty that they wanted...

Senior Book Break June 2021

Subject:  Exploration & Discovery   Chronicle of the Narváez Expedition by Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca This book is the chronicle of a Spanish nobleman in 1528 to 1536 from Florida through Louisiana and Texas to California in search of treasure. This exploration...