Can't Get There From Here

Wow. I thought picking up The Sparrow was a bit daunting – I never thought staring at the blinky cursor, trying to wrap my mind around all of the feelings the story evoked would be even more intimidating. But those feelings are bigger than even the Big Thinks the revolved around, and there are so many. It’s like Charlie walking into the Meadow Room at the chocolate factory, knowing everything was edible and he could eat to his heart’s content. That’s fantastic – but where does he start?

Trish over at Love, Laughter, and a Touch of Insanity (who is as wonderful and fabulous as her taste in books)(well, except for East of Eden, but I think that disconnect is more my fault, heh) chose Mary Doria Russell’s The Sparrow for her September readalong. A few other bookish friends had been clamoring for me to read it, too, and…

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