January 7, 2008 -- Monday afternoon

Reading I, Mona Lisa, by Jeanne Kalogridis. It's an historical novel about the subject of da Vinci's painting--Lisa Gherardini.

She likes reading about history. Recently she's been into the Spanish Inquisition.

Her favorite author is Philippa Gregory, a British novelist who writes historical fiction. The author enjoys gardening and even has a charity where she builds wells in school gardens in Gambia!