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Disappointing Reads

Of late, I have read several books which disappointed me on many levels.  Some of them I was very much looking forward to, or was intrigued by, and others are by authors I have previously enjoyed.   345 more words

The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

The Burgess Boys is the SBC February 2016 selection. Next month’s selection is Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love. Visit our Goodreads group to join the conversation! 445 more words


Birds and Books

I read My Name is Lucy Barton before and after Snowzilla. Like all of Elizabeth Strout’s books, it is about family relationships, up close, detailed, bits hauled after the characters who aren’t even sure they’re hauling it, let alone knowing whether to let it go. 565 more words


My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (Book Review)

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Lucy Barton has had very challenging relationships with her parents since she was very young. 837 more words


My Name is Lucy Barton-Elizabeth Strout

If you can-read this novella in one sitting-it is that enjoyable. Lucy Barton a NYC writer reminisces about her life before and after a lengthy hospitalization for a mysterious illness. 248 more words

Recommended Reading: My Name is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth Strout

I picked up My Name is Lucy Barton*, the new novel from acclaimed author Elizabeth Strout, expecting to read a chapter or two and then come back to it the next day. 505 more words

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