Quick takes- January 2018

Three nonfiction in one month? That may be more than I read all last year.

The Dinner Party. 4 stars. I'm still shuddering from that last story. Very solid collection. I don't think he's ever been as good as his first novel, but I love his writing.

The Immortalists. 5 stars. I have to let go of the one little thing that bugged me about this, because it was otherwise excellent. Really great sibling story; it was right up my alley and I loved it.

Rabbit Cake. 5 stars. Perfect,...

Continue Reading

The week in review

What a week! I hate how it's not Christmas or New Year's or even summer. I guess I can't complain about cold weather since it's in the 40s and 50s here. I hear it's been a little chilly elsewhere.

The Windfall was such a great end to a great year of reading! I loved this delightful charmer of a book. I am always drawn to stories about rich people, and new-money stories are my favorite money stories. I loved these characters, and some of the scenes had me laughing out loud. Now that the...

Continue Reading