Single, Carefree, Mellow. 4 stars. You know just what you're getting into with the title and cover. I loved the writing and I have a feeling that I'm going to like her novel even better than these stories.
The People We Hate at the Wedding. 2 stars. You would think this would be a fun, bitchy kind of romp, but you would be wrong. Really uninteresting characters and I didn't care how any of it turned out.
The Chalk Artist. 3 stars. This one is kind of all over the place. Some of the...
Trying to be quick, as we're about to head out to visit the in-laws. Forecast says 85 degrees, I'm in!
How Not to Hate your Husband After Kids, was, to be blunt, one of the worst books I've ever read. I feel like this author needs an intervention: Stop trying to be funny, you are not funny. This book has exactly the same terrible writing style of What to Expect When You're Expecting, so it's like some awful relay race thing happening. I thought this would be more like if the Gottmans had...
This is my last full week of the kids being in school, so I was kind of on a tear! I love summer more than anything but there is less me-time, and me-time is reading time.
I finished Last Things and had a good solid cry. This was obviously really sad, but I'm glad I read it. It gave my empathy a little kick-start, and it reminded me that I love comics and have a bunch of them in my basement and that Lucy is ready for more graphic novels.
I also finished The Light We Lost over the...
Someday I'm going to make more of an effort to organize my holds, but once again, a bunch of my most anticipated holds came up at once, so here's another round of "which one will be returned unread?" (™ Jessica)
Last Things- I realized recently that even though I say I don't like memoirs, I almost always love them in graphic format. This is a genre that I love and that tends to be quick, and Lucy loves this author, so I told her I'd read it first to see if...