A Twitter-inspired look at books I’ve been reading recently. (And here’s what I read last month.) What’s on your bookshelf these days?
The Husband’s Secret / Liane Moriarty
An enjoyable and curious read of intertwined lives, with just enough depth and redemption. Flowed a bit like a made-for-tv-movie for me (and that’s not always a bad thing). Classic book club fare.
The Magician’s Assistant / Ann Patchett
A languidly paced, complex story that unfortunately held not enough magic for me. Patchett does set a scene exquisitely, but to this Nebraska girl, she didn’t do the Midwest justice.
A Bride Most Begrudging / Deeanne Gist
Easy, cheesy Christian historical fiction at its finest. Full of colonial anachronisms, fiery tobacco brides and redundant plot lines. Yet, somehow still enjoyable for a weekend read.
Three Wishes / Liane Moriarty
A joyful, big-hearted story of family dysfunction, really. Moriarty’s first novel drags a bit in places and I found myself annoyed a bit with some of the characters, but still a decent light read.
April, let’s do better.