The Sunday Salon #20: White Oleander
Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 9:57PM

The Sunday

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:

Chunkster Challenge

 What is in a Name Challenge.

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