Friday Reads #12

Friday Reads #12

Finished: About Grace – Anthony Doerr – 3.5* (June 9) Anthony Doerr impressed me with his beautiful writing in “All The Light We Cannot See,” and I bought this book without even reading the summary based on the strength of that book....
Friday Reads #12

Friday Reads #11

Speed-reading to meet my monthly goal (spoiler alert!). Finished: If Cats Disappeared from the World – Genki Kawamura – 3.5* (May 27) I feel like this book may have suffered from poor translation. What could’ve been a very touching story instead felt...
Friday Reads #12

Friday Reads #10

My posting hasn’t exactly been regular, huh? I’d probably be around #20 if I’d posted every Friday. Finished: Once Upon a River – Diane Setterfield – 3.5* (May 19) The book was meandering, like the river central to its tales. With so many...
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Friday Reads #9

Finished: The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas – 5* (Apr 9) The word that keeps coming to mind when I try to describe this book is “crushing.” I occasionally read YA when I need something lighter but this is not that kind of book. It’s a very...
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Friday Reads #8

The past couple of weeks were a reading flashback to last year when I got stuck on books I didn’t enjoy and rather than move on, I just didn’t read at all. Currently Reading: Becoming – Michelle Obama (9%) Amazing so far. I may end up buying a copy...
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Friday Reads #7

No post last week for a reason. But this week, I’m back! Finished: Well-Read Black Girl – Glory Edim – 4.25* (Mar 13) When I requested this book from the library, I thought it was a YA novel. Oops! But the essays are powerful and offer great insight...