The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths Hardcover, 338 pages 5 March 2019, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Claire, mother to 15-year-old Georgie, teaches English in a seaside town in Sussex, England. The school, Talgarth High, is the former home of famous author R.M. Holland, author of the short story The Stranger, and whose wife, Alice, is believed … Continue reading The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths
How interesting can a book about a group of parents brought together when their children attend the same kindergarten class possibly be? Very, when put in the capable hands of Liane Moriarty.
In a perfect world, when a woman obsessed with books is knocked into bed by a nasty flu bug she should be able to plow through piles of books between bouts of coughing and sips of tea....right? Nope. Not this time. I'm struggling to make my way though a 350 page YA - The List … Continue reading Flu strikes serious reader…
This is the first book I've read by Kathleen Rooney, and it's the first book of 2017 to get 5 stars. Tuesday, January 17th is the publication date for this amazing book, but if you're a member of the Book of the Month club you may have snagged your copy early. If you haven't put … Continue reading Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
Bryn Greenwood's novel All the Ugly and Wonderful Things was my favorite book of 2016. Thought provoking and original, it left me recommending it to nearly everyone. It does have some themes of neglect and abuse, so it's not for people who don't enjoy books that have darker themes. This novel starts in 1975 from Amy’s … Continue reading All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
The new year always inspires list making - what was the best, what are my goals, which books are coming out, what do I need to add to the new planner??? My urge to list led to the following - my favorite books of each publication year, 2005 to present! This will give some insight … Continue reading Karli’s Best Books
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