Sunday, July 19, 2009

Reading For A.S Book Club : "The Ramsay Scallop"

Title: The Ramsay Scallop
Author: Frances Temple
Historical Fiction Young Adult
Pages: 310
Plot: The year is 1299. Fourteen year old Elenor reluctantly awaits the return of her betrothed--a man she hardly knows--from the Crusade. Thomas, broken and disillusioned from years of fighting, finds the very idea of marriage and lordship overwhelming. So when the village priest sends them on a religious pilgrimage before marriage, both are relieved. The journey means a postponement of the dreaded nuptial, and a last chance for adventure.
As Elenor and Thomas wend their way toward the shrine of St. James, they meet many other pilgrims-- each with their own extraordinary tales to tell and ideas to share. There is Etienne, a passionate student of philosophy; Brother Ambrose, gentle teacher of schoolboys; practical Marthe, eager of a decent life for her children. And gradually Elenor and Thomas come to realize the glorious possibilities of the world around them.... and within each other.
(Starting on Monday July 20)

SEASON 2, Episode 7 (Syfy)

Next Episode Season Final: The Team learns of the project to breed future predators and that the anomalies herald the imminent extinction to the human race.

Season 2, Episode 6......Primeval

Recap: I was really surprised a couple of times during this episode. And the mystery was really good. And i can't wait for it to be continued.