I know. I haven’t posted an update in a while, but I promise I’ve been reading and keeping up with this challenge. In a way. I’m on track with my book count – but I do keep switching out books. I know, this is kind of cheating, but I mean, all of you people keep recommending more good stuff that I have to read. So anyway, here’s what I’ve been reading since the last update.
First off, I ended up reading a bunch of AB and Natalie’s recommendations, like …
- Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey – Loved this. The perspective into someone struggling with dimentia coupled with a whodunnit was brilliant, IMHO.
- Long Way Gone, by Charles Martin – With the exception of the ending** this was a powerful retelling of the Prodigal Son. I was on a bus full of teenagers on their way to camp … trying not to cry my eyes out (and hide this fact from said teens). The part where Cooper finds the map from his father is worth the entire novel.
- Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan – The perfect vacation read, esp. for millenials in love with their technology … while also bringing in the love of real books.
I also finished a few that I’d mentioned in previous posts but hadn’t reviewed: Continue reading