We Were Liars – E. Lockhart

Oct 20

We Were Liars – E. Lockhart

Well…don’t believe anything you read. This is an aptly titled book by E. Lockhart, and I could not put it down. The author expertly tells this modern day ‘fairy’ tale of the Sinclair family. From the outside, they are perfect. Smart, rich, and strong parents who begat three daughters. The daughters’ children are all beautiful blond...

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Who Do You Love – Jennifer Weiner

Oct 19

Who Do You Love – Jennifer Weiner

Before downloading this book from the local library, I had read two books by author Jennifer Weiner. I loved Good in Bed, I was lukewarm about Best Friends Forever. Who Do You Love comes somewhere in the middle of those two for me. Rachel and Andy have a very specific ‘How We Met’ story: they are both eight years old and in the hospital. If you know me...

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The Wangs vs. The World – Jade Chang

Oct 18

The Wangs vs. The World – Jade Chang

This debut novel by Jade Chang is advertised as ‘hilarious’. It was very well researched and written, but I didn’t really find it funny, at all. The Wang family is headed by father Charles, stepmother Barbra, and three older children: Grace, Andrew, and Saina. Charles came to America and made his family fortune in the make up business. The kids...

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Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly

Oct 13

Hidden Figures – Margot Lee Shetterly

I was on the wait list for a very long time at the local library for this book by Margot Lee Shetterly. I had also been wanting to see the movie, but of course I had to read the book first. This is the true story of the women that worked at Langley in Virginia as human computers. These ladies were math geniuses, and this book focuses on the African American women...

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