The week in review

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...

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My top ten (and then some) for 2016

Commonwealth

Perv-A Love Story

The Girls

This Must Be the Place

Homegoing

The Unseen World

My Name Is Lucy Barton

Siracusa

The Nest

The House We Grew Up In

Two that I reread after many many years and still loved just as much:

The Cheer Leader

The Westing Game

Great book that came out in 2016 but I read an ARC the year before:

I'll See You in Paris

Honorable mentions:

A Certain Age, All the Ugly...

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The week in review

This was a rough week on a personal level but a pretty decent one book-wise, and that's what really matters, right? I finished My Name Is Lucy Barton very quickly and it was killer. I know I'm not the first one to say this, but I'm in awe of how she manages to convey so much in so few words. This book could easily have been twice as long and not felt stretched. I loved this perfect little book, probably going in my top ten for the year, will definitely read it again. Elizabeth Strout, please...

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The week in review

This has been a great week all the way around, lots of reading and running and baking and also did you know it's almost Christmas? I'm freaking out in a good way. I don't know how much reading time I'll be able to get in while the kids are on winter break but I'm cautiously optimistic.

I spent the weekend reading The Unseen World. I am really impressed with Liz Moore! I loved Heft and I loved this one too. I felt like it started out a bit slow but I was still absorbed in the story right...

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