The Sunday Salon #57: A Reliable Wife and Fun Bookish Encounters
Sunday, April 18, 2010 at 4:19PM

The Sunday

I am very slow with completing books as I am consumed with job hunting for a health lawyer position in MA. I thought it would be fun to track my reading progress each week. The Sunday Salon is  an online reading group where all the participants set aside time to read every Sunday and blog about the experience. To learn more or to join, click on the picture above.

This morning, I read more of A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick which I started on Thursday.  It is the April selection for the Worcester book club.  I am intrigued by the mysterious past of the characters which has drawn them together.  I am curious about what will happen next.  The curiosity makes it easy for me to keep turning the pages.  Over the past two months all of my reading choices have been dictated by book club reads.  In an effort to meet people, I attended four meetings in one month.  I am not going to be able to keep up with all the reading selections, but I am enjoying myself.

Since my last Sunday Salon post where I was pretty angry, I have had a few good bookish encounters both in between the pages of books and in person encounters.  First even though I was not a fan of her writing, I found myself having a Gilbert Shift.  I had a good encounter with the book group I met with to discuss her latest book.  Second, I read and reviewed Chocolat by Joanne Harris.  It actually worked towards helping me complete six challenges; you can find my review here.  I read the book for the second meeting of the Natick book club which I had intended to drop out of, but I had such a great time that I am looking forward to returning!

In non-book news, I am still job searching. It is hard to not get disheartened. I have been focusing on networking which brings me into the city on the commuter train.  One silver lining of the train rides is that I have uninterrupted reading time!

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