Category Archives: 5 best books

5 Best Books: (Recovering from) Tragedy

The 5 Best Books is a meme hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston.   To coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this week’s topic is the 5 Best Books on Recovering from Tragedy.  The Submission by … Continue reading

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5 Best Re-Reads

The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston. This week:  The 5 Best Re-Reads   If it wasn’t for the fact that my to-read shelves are literally overflowing with books I haven’t even read once, … Continue reading

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5 Best Real People in Fiction

The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston.   This week’s topic:  The 5 Best Real People in Fiction   John Singer Sargent  and Virginie Gautreau in I am Madame X by Gioia Diliberto.  This … Continue reading

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5 Best Books about Patriotism

The 5 Best Books is a meme hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston   To coincide with the celebration of Independence Day in the United States on July 4, this week’s topic is to list our 5 Best Books … Continue reading

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5 Best Books of 2011 (so far)

The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston.   This week we are asked to list our 5 Best Books so far in 2011.  I have read some great books so far this year, so … Continue reading

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5 Best Books of 2011 (so far)

The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston.   This week we are asked to list our 5 Best Books so far in 2011.  I have read some great books so far this year, so … Continue reading

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5 Best Books About Travel

The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Indie Reader Houston.    This week’s list is for our 5 best books about travel.  One of my favorite genres is travel narratives, so I have had no trouble coming up with … Continue reading

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5 Best Books …. That Take Place During a War

  The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston.   This week’s 5 Best is the 5 best books that take place during a war.  I am bizarrely fascinated with anything set in World War … Continue reading

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5 Best Books….. made into a movie

The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston   This week we are asked to list the 5 best books made into a movie.   I have to admit that when I first saw this … Continue reading

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5 Best Books … with a female protagonist

  The 5 Best Books meme is hosted by Cassandra at Indie Reader Houston.     This week’s list:  the 5 Best Books with a Female Protagonist   My choices are, in no particular order: The Millennium Trilogy (especially The Girl … Continue reading

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