A Boy Who Loves Math and Books

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This is Jonathan, a boy who loves math. His grandmother drove almost two hours to bring him to the Gaithersburg Book Festival so he could buy him his own signed copy of the book. His grandma sent me this picture and told me that she had been taking the book out of her Pennsylvania library, and bringing it down to Maryland for weekend visits. Jonathan related to it so much, she knew she had to buy him his own copy! When she saw I’d be in his own town, she made it happen.

These moments with him made my day.… Read more

What We’re Reading Here


Monday, October 28, 2013 the books we are reading:

I am reading The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty. I’m very glad this book is not longer than it is because I would probably lose my job. If I had one that I could be fired from. It is so good I can’t put it down.

I’m listening to Quiet by Susan Cain. I’m finding it very interesting. More on that one later.

Jon is all about Henry James these days. And for our book group next we’re going to read Portrait of a Lady. I’m looking forward to that.… Read more