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Obsidian Blue

Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

Currently reading

Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir
Amy Tan
The Gunslinger
Stephen King
Read, Write, Love at Seaside
Addison Cole
Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
Heather Harpham Kopp
The Silent Corner
Dean Koontz
Progress: 494/464 pages
Ancillary Justice
Ann Leckie
Progress: 50 %

Reading progress update: I've read 35%.

Whitethorn Woods - Maeve Binchy

Once again I love how Maeve Binchy shaped short stories. I read this one after "Evening Class" and wished that I had this one first. That's because some of the people in this collection show up in other Binchy works.


The first part of the book talks about how the Whitehorn woods are under threat. The location of a sacred well (St. Ann's) that people come to, to tell their tales to in order to get help is sometimes moving and other times sad.


"The Sharpest Knife in the Drawer" talks about a young man that is seen as not being as smart as others. Even though that may be true, his trust in people and other things definitely shows how good a person he is. His family is fairly terrible though.


The main character of Father Brian Flynn shows up in a few books and is what I would consider the main character. He is dealing with his sister being back and his terrible brother who has left his wife for another woman.