34 of 52: Bonfire

I kept seeing “Bonfire” on must-read lists. “The past is a trick of the mind. It’s a story we misunderstand over and over.” Abby Williams, an environmental lawyer, is forced to return to the little town she left in the rearview mirror. It’s 10 years later, and the now Chicago lawyer is back to investigate […]

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33 of 52: Tin Man

“Tin Man” was the Girly Book Club’s August selection. There’s something about first love, isn’t there? she said. It’s untouchable to those who played no part in it. But it’s the measure of all that follows. At the core, it is a story about love. Ellis and Michael start off as best mates, and slowly involve […]

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30 of 52: The Wife Between Us

As I mentioned before, I am little ahead of my reading challenge goal. “The Wife Between Us” is one of the novels I picked up earlier this month. I had read so many of your reviews that it was a must-read for me. “She is oblivious to what I have done to her. She is […]

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27 of 52: The Marriage Lie

I seem to be on a roll when it comes to psychological thrillers. This week I listened to the audio version of “The Marriage Lie” by Kimberly Belle. “Why do they call it grief, when really it’s a whole gamut of awful emotions, confusion and regret and anger and guilt and loneliness, wrapped up into […]

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26 of 52: Artemis

This week I enjoyed Andy Weir’s “Artemis.” “I live in Conrad Down 15, a grungy area fifteen floors underground in Conrad Bubble. If my neighborhood were wine, connoisseurs would describe it as “shitty, with overtones of failure and poor life decisions.” Jasmine Bashara lives on the moon. Yes, a lunar colony. She’s a smuggler who […]

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