It's Monday again. These weeks sure do fly by! Thanks for stopping by! I hope you had a great week of reading last week.
I finished a very good book: Last Snow by Eric Van Lustbader. This is a great thriller with lots of twists and turns. Be sure to enter my giveaway! It ends on Wednesday night.
I didn't get a chance to post a lot last week, but I did put up my weekly What My Children Are Reading recap. I hope to have a few more reviews and posts this week.
Last night, I started a book that I think is going to be a very quick read. It's Our Promised Land by Michael T. Darkow. Here's a synopsis:
OUR PROMISED LAND
By Michael T. Darkow
Synergy Books / February 2010
SYNOPSIS: In the bitter conflict over the Holy Land, two generations of families—one Israeli and one Palestinian—fight for their survival and their own piece of the Promised Land. The story focuses on one member of each family: Ellie Liebowisc is a Holocaust survivor who comes to Israel after being liberated from a concentration camp and Yasif Assad is a young Palestinian who is studying in America and struggles to reconcile his love of the Holy Land and his sense of betrayal when the state of Israel is formed. Yet, both Ellie and Yasif are fighting to find their piece of the Promised Land.
Underneath this bloody struggle runs a current of hope and a belief in the possibility of a peaceful resolution, but the unending cycle of violence threatens to prevent such a resolution.
Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
A Hundred Feet Over Hell: Flying with the Men of the 220th Recon Airplane Company Over I Corps and the DMZ, Vietnam 1968-1969 by Jim Hooper
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