The Flight Attendant Book Review

Book Review by Dinh.

4 stars

Read synopsis here.


This is the first book that I have read by Chris Bohjalian and I am glad that I read The Flight Attendant as an introduction to this author.

I missed my local library book club reading for this book recently and I am glad I read this for our book club.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. What a great way to start the year by reading a suspenseful thriller!

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The Flight Attendant Book Club Discussion Questions

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Discussions Questions:

1. What did you think of the main character Cassandra Bowden (Cassie)? Did you like her? Why and why not?

2. Did your like or dislike of Cassie change as the book progressed?

3. Do you think Cassie was suited to her job as a flight attendant? What aspect of her personality do you think was suited to her job? Did you think the author succeeded in depicting the life of a flight attendant?

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Best Books of 2019 and Happy Holidays!

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

I wanted to do a quick post before I left for our Christmas vacation to wish our readers a great winter break and to do a quick recommendation for the best books of 2019.

I hope you enjoy all the festivities, and or, a good book or two!

I will be away for just over two weeks visiting my family in England! This is my favorite time of year when I get to have fabulous feasts and lots of catching up with friends and family. I can’t wait to see everyone!

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The Clockmaker’s Daughter Book Review

Book review by Dinh.

3.5 Stars

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I was very excited to read The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton for our monthly read. I haven’t read any of her books before and was keen to discover a new author to love.

From the book jacket’s description it seemed like a read I would totally love- one with ghosts, murder and mystery.

But did it meet my expectations? Sad to say, but it did not wow me. I enjoyed the book but it was all over the place.

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The Clockmaker’s Daughter Book Club Discussion Questions

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1.The book is told in lots of voices. Did you enjoy the numerous voices, or did you find it distracting and confusing?

2. Which character did you like the most? Why?

3. Elodie’s mother Lauren Adler was a famous cellist. She died when Elodie was young and Elodie didn’t get a chance to know her. What expectations are there on children of famous people and how does it affect them?

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The Farm Book Club Discussion Questions

1.The Filipinos in the book made sacrifices for their family in the Philippines. Ate, specifically, worked and sent money back to the Philippines in order to care for her son. She sacrificed herself for her child, would you do that? Would you go to all the lengths to provide for your child if you were in her shoes?

2. The Farm had many themes such as class, family, sacrifices, motherhood, love, assimilation, immigration, gender, race, religion etc. Which theme impacted you the most? Which theme stood out?

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