About Burn for You by Angela Verdenius One horrendous encounter with bikies left Ash shattered. Arriving in Gully’s Fall in search of a new life, she didn’t count on falling for the hunky, motorbike-riding fireman who rescued her when her car broke down. Scott’s drawn to the rubenesque beauty, his...READ HERE>>>
Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt My first book club pick - I've read it about 5 times, and think I enjoy it more each time! Love the fact that the author finds (and expresses) the humour in his otherwise dismal life.
The author of the childhood memoir “Angela’s Ashes,” shares the story of his life as an American immigrant, discussing his experiences from the age of nineteen when he landed in New York, to his eventual success as a teacher and writer.
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt - McCourt survived his childhood in the slums of 1930s Limerick, Ireland, but 3 of his siblings did not, dying of minor illnesses made worse by near starvation. Depressed mother Angela often could not rise from bed. Father Frank was frequently drunk on their little money. Yet despite the marauding rats, the street fights, the infected eyes, and the mattress fleas, McCourt found a way to love and tell the memorable story of that love. (Adult Nonfiction) 5/31/13