My top ten (and then some) for 2016


Perv-A Love Story

The Girls

This Must Be the Place


The Unseen World

My Name Is Lucy Barton


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 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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The week in review

Got a lot of reading time this week. Lucky me! I'm trying to get as much in as I can since I don't know how much time I'll have while the kids are on winter break. And as always, my library pile is about a mile high. I think I'm out of my slump though!

Finished Mister Monkey over the weekend. I've read several of Francine Prose's books over the years, and I'm not sure I've ever thought she was great, (though Blue Angel is a standout) but she's pretty reliably good. So this was good, but I...

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