I finished Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey. This was a reread, and it was perfect for my trip this week to Utah. Edward Abbey relates stories from his time working at Arches before it was a national park. He is one of three employees (!) in the late 60's, and visitors were sparse. It was a solitary and rewarding experience for Abbey.
I'm still reading this Utah-themed book, The Never-Open Desert Diner by James Anderson.
I'm proud to say that I finished both the 20 Books of Summer Challenge and reading expert Donalyn Miller's #bookaday challenge. Grand total: 95 books read and reviewed, mostly children's books, but also including Moby Dick. Here are the books I read this summer:
The Cybils are coming. It is time to seek judges for the 2019 Children's and Young Adult Bloggers' Literary Awards. Do you love to read and review children's books or young adult books? Apply to be a Cybils judge here.
These photos are from a trip we took to Utah about ten years ago. I hope to be posting some photos from our trip last week soon.
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