Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

December 27, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Trying to Decide What to Read in 2016?

The “Best Books of 2015” lists are a great resource, of course!  There are just so many, lists upon lists.  Here are the top five that I’ve enjoyed and found useful: #1:  The New York Times Top 10 Books of 2015 This is the list you can’t ignore, and I won’t be so bold as to put it anywhere but the number one spot.  It’s a serious list; don’t …

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December 3, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Bacon Readers Squeal Some More: Best Nonfiction AND Fiction 2015!

I hope you’ll enjoy today’s intriguing selections from some of the most wonderful readers and writers I know.  Here we go! NONFICTION: From Dara Russell:  What do you think of when you hear the name “Vanderbilt?”  Vanderbilt University?  The lavish Biltmore House?  Your old Gloria Vanderbilt jeans? While being familiar with all of these things, I could not have told you how they were connected or the …

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