Quick takes- February 2018

Everything Here Is Beautiful. 5 stars. I can't get enough of novels about sisters, and this is a great one. Strong recommend.

The Power. 5 stars. Women suddenly develop a physical advantage over men. They do not use their power for good. Cathartic as hell and I am here for it forever.

We Have Always Lived in the Castle. 5 stars. I'm mortified by how little I've read of Shirley Jackson! Super creepy and flat out awesome.

An American Marriage. 4 stars. My kind of love...

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The week in review

I got a Groupon for hot yoga this week, and it was 113 degrees in the studio, and now I realize this is how I am meant to live. And that's pretty much all I want to remember about this week.

I said it last week, and earlier today, and I'll say it one last time. I. Loved. Less. This is funny and sad and charming and an instant favorite. I'm still sad that it's over.

I'd heard a lot of buzz about What it Means When a Man Falls from the Sky. Happy to say, it lives up to the hype, for the...

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Once Less, with feeling

Strange to be almost fifty, no? I feel like I just understood how to be young.

Yes! It's like the last day in a foreign country. You finally figure out where to get coffee, and drinks, and a good steak. And then you have to leave. And you won't ever be back.

Oh man, do those lines from Less resonate with me. Even though I'm "only" almost 46, I do feel like I just figured out where to get coffee. Now I have to find a bunch of new stuff, or...

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The week in review

This week flew by, I'm still not convinced it's actually Friday. We saw The Florida Project over the weekend and I absolutely loved it, but unfortunately I can't seem to find a photo of Willem Dafoe anywhere on the entire internet so I'll have to go with the closest thing I have.

I don't know what to say about Smile. Roddy Doyle is a favorite of mine, and this isn't the first time I felt like one of his books straight up punched me in the face at the end. But that sounds bad! So this...

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