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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I'd been in quite a slump lately, not liking anything and starting to wonder if it was me. Then I started Tiny Little Thing, my 3rd Beatriz Williams, and finally! I like something! I didn't love it quite as much as A Certain Age but it's good enough to make me want to read everything else she's written. I'll definitely read Along the Infinite Sea to finish up the Schuyler sisters series, but I think I'll hold off on the rest for a while. Why? In case I ever need a surefire way out of a slump...

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