Rowboat Book Club Book #61

This year I am not going off of a list. I’m dipping into my very large personal book collection. A lot of you guys have the same taste in books (Except Ned Lol) so I thought why not share my little loves to all of you.

We start the year with Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler. And this will not be the only book from this author I use this year. You all know I love her.

Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities. Maggie, a kooky, lovable meddler and an irrepressible optimist, wants nothing more than to fix her son’s broken marriage. Ira is infuriatingly practical, a man who should have married Ann Landers. And what begins as a day trip to a funeral becomes an adventure in the unexpected. As Maggie and Ira navigate the riotous twists and turns, they intersect with an assorted cast of eccentrics and rediscover the magic of the road called life and the joy of having somebody next to you to share the ride . . . bumps and all