Gilmore Girls Reading List: Books Mentioned on the TV Show, Part II

Gilmore Girls Reading List: Books Mentioned on the TV Show, Part II Yesterday we started the series on the Gilmore Girls Reading List. As many of you already know, this year on The Invisible Mentor Blog, we are reading a book a week for 52 weeks. There are many reading challenges, but what makes this Challenge different is that we are connecting the ideas from the books we read, so it is important to record the big ideas from each book. At the end of each month, review your notes on each book you read, then connect the ideas from the four books you read that month. If you are a Gilmore … [Read more...]

Gilmore Girls Reading List: Books Mentioned on the TV Show

Gilmore Girls Reading List: Books Mentioned on the TV Show Are you a fan of Gilmore Girls? Years ago, while spending time with my family in New York, my niece watched repeats of Gilmour Girls and Sex in the City. I couldn’t get into Sex in the City, but I got hooked on watching Gilmore Girls until the series ended. Although I am not a single mother, I felt that Lorelai and I were kindred spirits, and that’s why week after week, I was in front of my television, ready to see what would happen next. I no longer have a television, but I remember the show fondly. I haven’t thought about … [Read more...]

Shane by Jack Schaefer, Book Review

Shane by Jack Schaefer, Book Review I saw Shane by Jack Schaefer on my brother’s bookshelf and I decided to take it to remember him. Published in 1949, this book is a western classic read in schools, but I had never heard of it before. The story is narrated by a young boy, Robert MacPherson Starrett, affectionately known as Bob, and you get to see the spirit of the west, what life was like in the Wyoming Valley in the 1890s,through the eyes of this young lad. In the summer of 1899, Shane rides to the Wyoming Valley, weary, and needing water for both himself and his horse. The cowboy … [Read more...]