State of Wonder

This was my first foray into Ann Patchett territory, and it proved successful—while the story line leans a little toward the ridiculous (80-year-old pregnant women running around the Amazon? For the love of Jeebus, don’t make that magic potion here! I am done birthing babies!), the book achieved what the best ones, for me, do—I couldn’t put it down. What would Dr. Singh find in the Amazon? What is Dr. Swenson really working on? Whatever happened to Anders? I had to know the answers! I found the story fairly engrossing and several notches above typical “chick lit” writing, which can … Continue reading State of Wonder