Musing Monday, Apples and Oranges

Barbara's picture

Today’s MUSING MONDAYS post is about a random book.Go to your bookshelf and pick a random book. No cheating now, just reach out and pick one.

Now tell us about it – where did you get it? Why? Was it a gift? Does it hold any special memories? Did someone recommend it to you? etc.

PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Musing Mondays post, or share your opinion in a comment here (if you don’t have a blog).

Apples and OrangesMy random selection is Apples and Oranges: My Brother and Me, Lost and Found by Marie Brenner.

A gift from Marie. I was in Nashville in October for the Southern Festival of Books attending the National Reading Group Month panel. Marie was an panelist and rode with with me to the panel. What a lovely person! We talked about women authors' place in the writer's world.

Apples and Oranges is Marie's memoir on how her brother and herself grew up the same and turn out so differently and with such opposing views on life's issues. By the end of the book, Carl and Marie come to terms with each other and actually like and respect each other. Excellent book and highly recommended!

I'm on the Advisory Board for the National Reading Group Month. Come join us nationwide next October and start the conversation!

What's your Monday random selection?

Share this

Comments

That is a nice story, how you

That is a nice story, how you came by the book.

Love the cover. Many of us

Love the cover. Many of us with siblings can relate to her story.

Musing Mondays

Hi!
Sounds like a great book. Also sounds a lot like my sisters and I. Have a great day!

Sherrie
Just Books