Monday, July 6, 2020

White Elephant

38657803Title: White Elephant
Author: Trish Harnetiaux
Publisher: Simon Schuster
ISBN: 9781501199905

Thoughts:  Very unique, but also predictable, whodunit.

Rating: 3/5

Saturday, July 4, 2020

House Lessons

49435379. sy475
Title: House Lessons: Renovating a Life
Author: Erica Bauermeister
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  Story didn't really seem "memoir-worthy", but had a lot of interesting tidbits about architecture.

Rating: 3/5

Stacking the Shelves: 5/31-7/4

Library Summer Reading Program Prize:
10836728
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley

LibraryThing Early Review:
53364852
Ruins of Sapphire by Justine Alley Dowsett

Thursday, July 2, 2020

The Book of Longings

50364639. sx318
Title: The Book of Longings
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  Very uneven story for me - parts were very enjoyable, but others just dragged.

Rating: 3/5

Slumgirl Dreaming

6752950
Title: Slumgirl Dreaming: Rubina's Journey to the Stars
Author: Rubina Ali, Anne Berthod, & Divya Dugar
Publisher: Delcorte
ISBN: 9780385739085

Thoughts:  Fast-paced biography that helps kids experience what life is like in the Mumbai slums.

Rating: 3/5

Monday, June 22, 2020

Life on Mars

Titl
e: Life on Mars
Author: Tracy K. Smith
Publisher: Graywolf
ISBN: 9781555975845

Thoughts:  Smith's poetry is so approachable yet deep that it is easy to see why she was a poet laureate.

Rating: 4/5

Thursday, June 18, 2020

American Dirt

52952483. sx318 sy475

Title: American Dirt
Author: Jeanine Cummins
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781250260604

Thoughts:  Very emotional novel, but just a tad too long.

Rating: 3/5