Gimme shelter

One of the perks of having been a precocious reader was getting book recs from my mom at an early age. I can thank my mother for introducing me to Anne Tyler, John Irving, Toni Morrison, and a slew of other authors that I still love today. So I'm going to give her a pass for that fateful day when she told me I might like the book she was reading. "It's about a widow who moves in with her parents, but they don't know about her kids so she has to hide them away..." And, here come years of...

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I'd been in quite a slump lately, not liking anything and starting to wonder if it was me. Then I started Tiny Little Thing, my 3rd Beatriz Williams, and finally! I like something! I didn't love it quite as much as A Certain Age but it's good enough to make me want to read everything else she's written. I'll definitely read Along the Infinite Sea to finish up the Schuyler sisters series, but I think I'll hold off on the rest for a while. Why? In case I ever need a surefire way out of a slump...

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