Day: June 14, 2012

A map of real, edible, delicious cookies

TFG’s Book of the Month for May – Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Because I always post our book club discussions late, I decided to make it a habit. A lot has already been written about our Jellicoe Road discussion through my bookish friends’ respective blogs, and do I need to further stress that it was another fun activity? And aren’t book discussions always fun? Combine that with food and the “after-discussion” talks, make that super fun! A number of people are aware that before this book, I have never ventured on young adult fiction. Had this not been chosen as the book of the month, I might never read it. And I don’t think it’s such a bad idea to veer away from what one always reads. There are a lot of books out there, and although there’s so little time to read all the books that we want, there’s always an opportunity to explore other genres that we are not accustomed with. So what did I realize from the discussion? Young adult fiction is important for readers who are new to the world of reading. Although …