Quick takes- November 2017

A Horse Walks into a Bar.  3 stars.  One night of a standup comic working through his demons onstage. In better hands, this could have been phenomenal, but it was just okay.

When Watched.  5 stars.  Killer short story collection. I'm in love with the writing and the characters. I think I could read anything she ever wants to write.

Seven Days of Us.  3 stars.  Love the premise, but gets too dramatic, then wraps up too neatly. Still a decent vacation/holiday light read.

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The week in review

This week flew by. It honestly feels like Thanksgiving was yesterday. 24 days until Christmas...yes!!! I should rein it in but I will not.

Last week, I started The Queen of the Night. I thought I would just gobble this up, but it took me forever. I had to take breaks from it, because reading it started to feel like homework. I only just finished it today, and I'm so glad it's over. This is so rambling, and circular, and repetitive! There's plenty of story here, but it's so ridiculously...

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The week in review

As of today, I have a seven year old. Happy birthday, Dash! And as of yesterday, I remember how fun poker is.

Last week I said that My Absolute Darling was a love it or hate it, and I wanted to pick a side. Sadly, I must report that I landed very very very solidly in the hate it camp. I. Hated. This. Book. So. Much. I wouldn't have liked it no matter what the topic was, because it's extremely overwritten anyway, but this dude has no business writing about a young girl's sexual abuse. I'm...

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But I’ve got everything now

I did pretty well at keeping my holds organized for a while, but lately I let them all go wacky, and boom, I have a million books out at once. I already returned the ones with the longest waiting lists but my cups are still runnething over or something, so let's see what's on deck and play another round of "Which of you will be returned unread?" Jessica.

Sourdough- I already started this, and it's short, so I'll definitely finish it. I'm already wishing it was...

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