Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

January 6, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

The Book of Strange New Things

Book Titles: The Book of Strange New Things, Laura Ingalls Wilder: Pioneer Girl, The Annotated Autobiography, All The Light We Cannot See

In The Book of Strange New Things, Peter is both Preacher Man and Man of God: a charismatic leader and a man who prays alone.  He’s a missionary to the Oasans, who by the way live on another planet.  He’s hot like Captain Kirk, if not as beefy.  The Book of Strange New Things takes you places you never thought you’d go – and you just might love …

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July 24, 2014
by jenniferpuryear

Guest Bacon Bit: Elizabeth Lamar on All the Light We Cannot See

Book Title: All the Light We Cannot See

Regular Bacon contributor Elizabeth Lamar is just back from a family fishing trip to the east cape of the Baja peninsula in Mexico, “a great family destination… IF your family likes to fish just about every day,” she says, laughing.  A strong and skillful fisherwoman, Elizabeth secured a striped marlin!  She also secured a few minutes for reading, and today she shares her thoughts on All The Light …

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