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What Alice Forgot, by Liane Moriarty

When Alice wakes up from a fall and knock on the head, she doesn’t know where she is or what’s happening. In her mind, she’s 29, in love with her husband, and a few months into her first pregnancy. In … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman (audio)

Eleanor Oliphant is a peculiar woman. She has little to no social skills, she speaks so precisely that it borders on absurd, and she is completely detached from emotion. Around her thirtieth birthday, life begins to change. She and a … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oathbringer, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

Since this book is third in a ten-book series and is over 1200 pages long, a synopsis would pretty much be the size of a full review. I’ll just skip it, and if you’re interested in one, GoodReads has a tidy … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, 2018, 2020, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

It Was Me All Along, by Andie Mitchell (audio)

Growing up, food was Mitchell’s best friend and most consistent source of comfort. By twenty years old, she was up to 268 lbs, and went on a weight loss journey to lose 135 lbs. She was thin and physically healthy, … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Landline, by Rainbow Rowell

Georgie’s marriage is on the rocks, but it’s always that way, so she doesn’t think much about it when her husband and children leave for Christmas at their grandparents without her. After all, she has to stay behind. She’s got … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath (audio)

This is the third or fourth time I’ve experienced The Bell Jar, though the first time on audio. I don’t normally listen to rereads on audio if I already have a strong attachment to the book, but Jason said Maggie … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Second Chance Summer, by Morgan Matson

Taylor has a history of running away when things get tough, but she can’t run away from the terrible news her father just received: stage 4 cancer, too late to treat, less than four months to live. Her parents decide … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Prose, Young Adult | Tagged , | 1 Comment

The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern

I didn’t expect to love this one. There was so much hype, so many people loving it. I expected to get it from the library, read a few pages, and return it unread, simply due to my history of not … Continue reading

Posted in 2011, 2013, 2018, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Protected: The Abstinence Teacher, by Tom Perrotta

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Posted in 2011, Adult, Prose | Tagged , , , ,

Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins

No Spoilers Section Excited anticipation, with a little hesitance as well – that’s how I met with Mockingjay the morning I got up early and went to Walmart, forcing the lady stocking the books to open up a box so … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, Prose, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments