I don’t know about you, but I definitely need a diversion at the moment, so let’s do as we always do—turn to books. Specifically, the beach read. You know the ones, the rereads or new reads that don’t require much effort to pay attention to, the ones that you can pick up and put down as you nap (or drink) by the pool or shore. What books are coming out this summer that you are waiting for with bated breath? Who’s got a pre-order of Carrie […]
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Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner
What would you do if your former best friend, who had treated you like absolute dirt, showed up suddenly and asked you to be her Maid of Honor? What if there was something in it for you too? What if suddenly your fun wedding weekend turned into a dramatic murder mystery? What if I am already out of interesting things to say about this book other than that it got me out of a reading rut by making me mad? There’s a classic murder mystery […]
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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Thanks to the Cannonballers who raved about this book. After reading two rather serious pieces of nonfiction (death, death, and more death), this novel set in Australia was just the light but compelling read that I needed. Not that there isn’t some serious and grim stuff at the center of Big Little Lies, but there’s also a great deal of humor and heart. Moriarty pulls us into the lives of three mothers, whose children are all starting the same kindergarten class. There’s Madeline, the former […]