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 is my last full week of the kids being in school, so I was kind of on a tear! I love summer more than anything but there is less me-time, and me-time is reading time.

I finished Last Things and had a good solid cry. This was obviously really sad, but I'm glad I read it. It gave my empathy a little kick-start, and it reminded me that I love comics and have a bunch of them in my basement and that Lucy is ready for more graphic novels.

I also finished The Light We Lost over the...

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Like those signs that say “Thimk”

Someday I'm going to make more of an effort to organize my holds, but once again, a bunch of my most anticipated holds came up at once, so here's another round of "which one will be returned unread?" ( Jessica)

Last Things- I realized recently that even though I say I don't like memoirs, I almost always love them in graphic format. This is a genre that I love and that tends to be quick, and Lucy loves this author, so I told her I'd read it first to see if...

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