Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

February 9, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

Timing is Everything: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Book Title: The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah didn’t plan it this way, but the publication of her latest novel, The Nightingale, couldn’t have come at a better moment, on the heels of the blockbuster World War II-inspired novel, All the Light We Cannot See.  The Nightingale is described at Kristin’s website as “an epic love story and family drama set at the dawn of World War II.  A profound and compelling …

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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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