Friday Reads #18

Friday Reads #18

Finished: (Don’t) Call Me Crazy – Kelly Jensen –3* (Aug 30) (This is actually an August book, but I finished it after I completed my last Friday Reads post) I bought this on impulse and I’m not sure what I was expecting. It was a worthwhile read if only to...
Friday Reads #18

Friday Reads #17

Finished: The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton – 3.5* (Aug 29) “Gosford Park” meets “Groundhog Day” by way of Agatha Christie – the most inventive story you’ll read this year. I’m not entirely sure how to rate...
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Friday Reads #16

Finished: Nada. Unless you want to count the 105k-word novel I finished editing, which I do since I’ve read it 3 times (and will be reading it again once the author goes through my edits). 9/3 Update: I realized I DID finish a short book this week and somehow...
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Friday Reads #15

Finished: She’s Not There – PJ Parrish – 2.5* (Aug 2) Entertaining but not life-changing. The mystery was interesting but nothing felt very original. Buchanon was a great character among a cast of many who weren’t particularly compelling. I enjoyed reading...
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Friday Reads #14

Finished: The Doll – Daphne du Maurier – 4* (July 20) I feel like a broken record when it comes to short stories, but this collection was less uneven than some others I’ve read. A few of the stories were misses for me, including the title story, “The...
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Friday Reads #13

Finished: Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng – 4.5* (June 19) Strong 4.5. Beautifully written, complex characters and stories. The ending left me wanting a bit more, otherwise it would’ve been 5. While I didn’t always agree with the characters’...