Thursday, March 26, 2020


Title: Inland

Author: Tea Obreht
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780812992861

Thoughts:  Highly captivating Western with ghosts and a camel.

Rating: 4/5

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors

Title: Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors

Author: Sonali Dev
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  Pleasant rom-com chick-lit, but just way too long for the genre.

Rating: 3/5

Siren's Kiss

Title: Siren's Kiss

Author: Margo Bond Collins
Publisher: Bathory Gate
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  I know this was a prequel to a series and had so much potential, but it was just all very confusing and I could not feel for either character.

Rating: 1/5

The Nickel Boys

Title: The Nickel Boys
Author: Colson Whitehead

Publisher: Random House
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  I could really see this being required reading in schools - it has that feel and message to it.

Rating: 4/5

Monday, March 16, 2020

Big Sky

Title: Big Sky
Author: Kate Atkinson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  There were a lot of characters to keep straight and the timeline sometimes bounced around a bit, and this was a shame because the parts that were easy to follow were highly engaging, but the rest was not.

Rating: 2/5

No Stopping Us Now

Title: No Stopping Us Now: A History of Older Women in America
Author: Gail Collins
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316286541

Thoughts:  Great look at feminist American history with lots of interesting facts and historical figures.

Rating: 4/5

Caterpillar Summer

Title: Caterpillar Summer
Author: Gillian McDunn
Publisher: Bloomsbury
ISBN: 9781681197432

Thoughts:  Touching MG summer read about family and finding time for oneself.

Rating: 4/5

Monday, March 9, 2020

The Body

Title: The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: n/a

Thoughts:  Fascinating anatomy/medical lesson for the lay person, but not for the squeamish.

Rating: 3/5

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Rough Magic

Title: Rough Magic: Riding the World's Loneliest Horse Race

Author: Lara Prior-Palmer
Publisher: Catapult
ISBN: 9781948226196

Thoughts:  Very interesting and exciting memoir, but Prior-Palmer's writing style takes some getting used to.

Rating: 2/5

Monday, March 2, 2020

The Summer We Lost Her

Title: The Summer We Lost Her

Author: Tish Cohen
Publisher: Gallery
ISBN: 9781501199684

Thoughts:  I spent the first half of the novel disliking the mother, then halfway through when the daughter was finally lost, I switched to disliking the father.

Rating: 2/5