I am very slow with completing books this
semester SUMMER , so I thought that it would be fun to have a progress report of my reading. This is an online reading group where all the participants set aside time to read every Sunday and blog about the experience
This morning, I read another chapter of White Oleander by Janet Finch. (I do not know why the font color changed). Of all the things I heard about the book, I only remember that the language was beautiful. So far, I am enjoying the language and imagery. Most of all, I appreciate the voice of the narrator. The story is told from the perspective of Astrid. *Spoiler ahead* Her mother goes to prison for killing her lover and (so far) she has been to two foster homes and gotten herself into a bit of trouble in a quest to figure out how she will survive and who she will become.
I am reading this book for two challenges: