Quick takes- June 2017

Single, Carefree, Mellow. 4 stars. You know just what you're getting into with the title and cover. I loved the writing and I have a feeling that I'm going to like her novel even better than these stories.

The People We Hate at the Wedding. 2 stars. You would think this would be a fun, bitchy kind of romp, but you would be wrong. Really uninteresting characters and I didn't care how any of it turned out.

The Chalk Artist. 3 stars. This one is kind of all over the place. Some of the...

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The week in review

This has been a whirlwind week. New Jersey to Connecticut to NYC to the Jersey shore and now two more days in my hometown before we go home. Making the most of the tri-state area.

I finished This is the Story of a Happy Marriage. Essays aren't always my thing, but I love Ann Patchett so much, I'll read just about anything she writes. (I want to say she could write the phone book, but that doesn't make sense on several levels.) Like all collections, some were better than others, but it's...

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The week in review

I am kind of checked out this week, but I did get to combine two of my very favorite things, reading and the beach. There was also soft serve involved. Pretty excellent combo.

I'm not sure what to say about Hey Harry, Hey Matilda. This has a really low rating on Goodreads, and I think it's because of a certain Unsavory Element that I won't name but is pretty obvious if you look at the reviews or the description. That actually wasn't what bugged me about this book though. I would have gone...

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