Saturday, November 7, 2009


I can't stop reading this novel by Cathy Lamb The Last Time I Was Me. I love that title! She writes such quirky characters. This one says what she thinks, which I wish I'd do a little more. She goes too far, but it makes the novel more interesting. Here is a synopsis. The novel keeps me interested and makes me want to live in Oregon.

Cathy Lamb wrote Julia's Chocolates, which also made me want to live in Oregon and made me want the recipes for those chocolates she made! There were some Ya-Ya women in that one, and who doesn't want to keep reading about a runaway bride who throws her wedding dress up a tree and leaves it on a limb while she drives off across country to escape her abusive fiance? She writes empowering books for women.


Bob said...

Oregon is truly beautiful. Portland is one of my favorite cities and there are all kinds of small coastal towns that are gorgeous.
Plus the coastline is incredible.

Berry Blog said...

But my dear, you wouldn't want to live in Maine and Oregon isn't that much different I think.Remember the cold. One must be devoted to survive for summers which are wonderful.

Kyle said...

Joy, I saw this one my book club website, but didn't give it a glance then. Just read the synopsis and it sounds like the kind of book I would love to read. Amazon has it for $4,used, so I don't think I can complain about the price. Thanks for the recommendation!

Joy said...

I paid $4 for a hardback copy at McKay's, a used book store, so I can't complain, either.