Books Read in September

Well, September was a better month for reading, but worse for my blog posts.  I have been unexpectedly away from internet/my laptop for an extended period, but will hopefully be back to a regular posting schedule soon.  Below are the books I finished last month: The Golden House by Salman Rushdie, Rating: x stars + review… Continue reading Books Read in September

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Books Read in August

August was not a good reading month for me.  First my brother's car broke down completely, so we spent several hours a day for two weeks in car dealerships looking for a new one (I was co-signing, so I had to be there).  Then my parents visited for over a week . While I loved… Continue reading Books Read in August

Books out today, August 22nd

Hi all!  I have been lucky enough to read and review two books that are being released today.  Both were amazing, two of my favorites of 2017 so far, and I suggest you check them out if you get a chance. Young Jane Young describes the aftermath of an affair with a married politician on the… Continue reading Books out today, August 22nd

Books out today, August 1st

Hi all!  I have been lucky enough to read and review three books that are being released today.  All three were great, and I suggest you check them out if you get a chance. The Bedlam Stacks is a great follow up to The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, so fans of Watchmaker should definitely check… Continue reading Books out today, August 1st

Books Read in July

Ending the month with a summary of the books I read in July: The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley, Rating: 4.5 stars + review The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau by Graeme Macrae Burnet, Rating: 4 stars Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance, Rating: 3 stars + review Hello, Sunshine by Laura Dave, Rating: 4 stars + review… Continue reading Books Read in July

The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist

The longlist for the 2017 Man Booker Prize was just announced on Thursday, and it looks like an excellent group of books. I've read four of these already, and once the shortlist is announced in September I will try to read all six before the winner is announced in October. Below are the 13 selections… Continue reading The Man Booker Prize 2017 Longlist

Books out today, July 11th

Hi all!  I have been lucky enough to read and review two books that are being released today.  Both were great, and I suggest you check them out if you get a chance.  Tornado Weather may be one of my top books of the year, so definitely give this one a look. Tornado Weather by… Continue reading Books out today, July 11th

Books Read in June

Ending the month with a summary of the books I read in June: The Vegetarian by Han Kang, 5 stars + review The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova, 4 stars + review What It Means When A Man Falls From the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah , 5 stars + review The Heirs by Susan… Continue reading Books Read in June

2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist – UPDATE

And the winner is.... A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman (Jessica Cohen, Translation)!  I was hoping for Fever Dream because of how amazing disturbing it was (it gets better each time I think back on it), but now I have to add the winner to my TBR.  Sadly, I was unable to read… Continue reading 2017 Man Booker International Prize shortlist – UPDATE

Books about lost artwork

As I mentioned in my post on The Shadow Land, I love books about lost, stolen, forgotten, or forged artwork.  Here are some of my favorites that somehow involve works of art, in no particular order. The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by Dominic Smith - A recently uncovered but possibly forged painting is key… Continue reading Books about lost artwork