Sunday, February 28, 2010


As some of you may know I'm into audio books now that I drive 70% of the day, every day. Due to that I have been able to get in some good reads, and let me tell you I believe that it honestly soothes my road rage. Interesting.

Charlie Wilson's War by George Crile

I thought I would dabble in the intellectual side of reading as I do from time to time but this was a mistake! The audio book was 17 CDs long! Each track was 3 minutes and there were like 23 tracks on a CD. By the end of week two and CD 7 I decided that I was done! This may be an interesting story but my interest was lost around CD 4. I give it 1 out of 5 stars (if even that).

Firstlight by Sue Monk Kidd

I was initially attracted to this because I adore Mrs. Kidd's work in The Secret Life of Bees. Well little did I know that she is a Christian and apparently wrote a lot for Guideposts as well other Christian magazines. This is a collection of her early inspirational writings. It is very uplifting and rejuvenating for the soul, I recommend it. 3.5 out of 5 stars.

The Ex-Debutante by Linda Francis Lee

This is a Southern fiction novel about an ex-debutante (go figure) who returns to her Texas roots to save the day. It is so cute and ya'll know I'm a sucker for anything Southern so of course I loved it! I've decided that inspirational writings or light-hearted girly books are the best audio books. 3.5 out of 5 stars.

The Time of My Life by Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi

This book was great! It is of course written about Swayze and Lisa's life together, from the very beginning. I will have to say that what I enjoyed most about this book was the pure honesty in which it was written. My man Swayze was very honest about the good times and the bad in his life, including his marriage, personal well being and his career. I learned a lot of cool things about him (ex. He refused to say "nobody puts baby in a corner" and the director made him, thank goodness because I stinkin love that line!!). Highly recommend! 4 out of 5 stars!

1 comment:

Cynthia said...

I actually knew that about Sue Monk Kidd and have that book! Emily tried to make me get rid of it yesterday when we were cleaning out stuff...she says I have too many books I'm never gonna read. (she's right!) Anywhoo, why did Patrick not want to say the line about Baby in a corner? Guess I need to read the book!