Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Address

Title: The Address
Author: Fiona Davis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780525499596
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Very atmospheric historical fiction that almost feels gothic.  The more modern storyline has the same feel.

Rating: 5/5

Monday, November 20, 2017

Heather, the Totality

Title: Heather, the Totality
Author: Matthew Weiner
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 978-0-316-43531-4
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: A strange, quick read that runs head-long where it needs to go.

Rating: 3/5

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Bluebird, Bluebird

Title: Bluebird, Bluebird
Author: Attica Locke
Publisher: Mulholland
ISBN: 978-0-316-36329-7
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Very interesting mystery combining race and family secrets.  Not sure if all the appropriate clues were really obvious, though.

Rating: 4/5

Stacking the Shelves: 11/12-11/18

For possible review (on Bookloons):
Be the Parent, Please by Naomi Schaefer Riley

First Reads from Goodreads:
Guilty Blood by Rick Acker
Paperbacks from Hell by Grady Hendrix

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Bubblegum Blonde

Title: Bubblegum Blonde
Author: Anna Snow
Publisher: Gemma Halliday
ISBN: n/a

Why Read?: Fresh Fiction

Thoughts: Great PI cozy, but the romance was rushed and thus awkward in the beginning.

Rating: 4/5

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Mrs. Fletcher

Title: Mrs. Fletcher
Author: Tom Perrotta
Publisher: Simon Schuster
ISBN: 9781508232834
Why Read?: For Fun

Thoughts: Best described as a coming-of-middle-age novel  Odd yet compelling.

Rating: 4/5

Stacking the Shelves: 11/5-11/11

First Reads from Goodreads:
The Widening Gyre by Chuck Grossart
The Husband Hunter's Guide to London by Kate Moore
A Boy Made of Blocks by Keith Stuart

LibraryThing Early Review:
Dead Sea Games by J. Whitworth Hazzard

Received in November's Scriptd:
Sunset Baby by Dominique Morisseau
Ironbound by Martyna Majok