Took me a while to get to this, but here are my favorites that I read last year.
Super top favorites:
All Grown Up. My absolute favorite of the year. The only book I actually bought a copy of, mostly because she was here on my birthday and you can't ask someone to autograph a library book.
Jillian. This one has an easy litmus test. Do you think someone saying she wants to hysterectomize herself and throw her uterus against the wall is funny? I do too and that's...
No One Can Pronounce My Name. 4 stars. Maybe a little long and forgettable, but great characters and solid writing. Poignantly captures how it feels to be an outsider, in many different ways.
Saints for All Occasions. 5 stars. Big east coast Irish family saga, dealing with loss and long-buried secrets? Yes please.
I Found You. 3 stars. Solid but not Lisa Jewell's best. Awesome main character, melodramatic plot.
The Leavers. 4 stars. I liked this a lot. Asks questions about what...
Once again, I am looking over the last seven days and am surprised that it's only been a week. Time does not fly by for me, even though I do feel like I'm having fun. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I finished Was, and I just posted about it! I love this book even if it meanders a little at the end. This is really interesting and entertaining, and holds a lot of sentimental value for me. True hidden gem here.
Next up was Marlena. This one might be a casualty of too much hype. I was really excited to...