6. November 2015 08:39
This week I started and finished Those Girls by Chevy Stevens.
Holy smokes, what an intense read.
3 sisters, very close in age (15, 16, 17) are not living a great life with their father who is an abusive drunk. One night they take matters into their own hands, and then end up running away. They wind up in a small town, with their truck broken down, no money, no food, and it's not looking good for them. They find work as ranch hands, and a few days later their life gets turned complete... [More]
28. October 2015 17:52
This week I finished Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica. I had been waiting for it for quite some time, so I was quite happy when it was finally my turn!!
I honestly can't remember how this book came on my radar. I probably read a review in a literary journal and thought it looked promising.
I LOVED IT!!
Heidi Wood is a happily married woman, wife to Chris, mom to Zoe. She teaches English at a non-profit, and is described by her husband as a charitable woman, she takes in stray cats, and recycles every... [More]
20. October 2015 17:22
This week I finished All the Light We Cannot See. It was AMAZING!!
I won't give any spoilers but will say that the characters that I thought would suffer a tragic demise did not. And that made me happy. There were quite a few times when my eyes got a little wet, and I had to stop reading and catch my breath. Excellent story telling.
And then in a 2 day period I read and finished The Book of Speculation.
This debut novel by Erika Swyler was breathtaking!! After my first day of reading, that nigh... [More]