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You Should Have Known – Jean Hanff Korelitz #20booksofsummer

Grace Sachs, a marriage counsellor has written a book to warn women to pay attention to the clues the men they meet give them. She loftily imagines that this book will change the lives of those women who read her book, far more than the most popular book on the self-help shelf labelled relationships. 628 more words

Books I Have Read

The Shrimp and the Anemone – L.P. Hartley #20booksofsummer

Having absolutely adored The Go-Between last year I eagerly sought out another book by this twentieth century author.
The Shrimp and the Anemone is the first of a trilogy about siblings Eustace and Hilda. 587 more words

Books I Have Read

Sunset City

Melissa Ginsburg

First Sentence:     It had rained hard through the night and now the water raced and swirled, overflowing the ditch in front of my building. 147 more words


Review: The Jump

Book Title: The Jump
Author: Doug Johnstone
Series: None
Genres: Crime Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, British Literature

Date Read: 07/20/16
Pub Date: 08/09/16 (US publication) 595 more words


For the Joy of Reading: I Saw a Man

How do you even begin to describe the way that Owen Sheers writes?   Do you say that he is a poet, and that his words cascade like a stream down the mountainside?   502 more words

Books And Reading

Black Water – Louise Doughty

Back in May of 2014 I read Louise Doughty’s Apple Tree Yard and was, I think it is fair to say, pretty caught up in it and its brilliance. 1,137 more words