Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

March 10, 2019
by jenniferpuryear

Spring Reads: Top Five for Right Now

Book Titles: Scribe, The River, Bowlaway, The Dreamers, The Leavers

Spring grows and stretches and yearns. It imagines the hot green summer ahead – and rushes to meet it. Yet winter still holds its hand. Today’s post features five reads perfect for the season – books of yearning, imagination, curiosity, joy and sometimes despair.

March 11, 2018
by jenniferpuryear

Six Colorful Reads for Spring: Bacon Top Picks

Book Titles: Dreadful Young Ladies, The Immortalists, The Power, I Am, I Am, I am, Lincoln in the Bardo, The Hollow Land

Spring arrives – not a moment too soon – in pinks and purples and yellows and whites. We’ve been waiting! It’s time for a new book, too. Today’s post features four novels, a short story collection, and a memoir, all of them as fresh and engaging as the season. Spring Break bonus: two of the books are perfect to read with your middle schooler or …

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