By: Ann Patchett 1992 Fiction Subject Matter: Unmarried mothers; Mothers and daughters; Nuns; Kentucky Rating: 4/5 “A fairy tale. A delight.” Not quite the words I would use, New York Times…
By: Gillian Flynn 2012 Fiction Subject Matter: Husbands; Married people; Wives; Crimes Rating: 4/5 Okay, seriously, who hasn’t heard of Gone Girl at this point? The book, the movie with Ben Affleck, those posts on Pinterest recommending “10 books to… Continue Reading
By: Kim & Krickitt Carpenter 2012 Nonfiction Subject Matter: Biography Rating: 3/5 The Vow was pretty much exactly what I expected it to be. If you’ve been living under a rock and didn’t already know, The Vow the movie, starring… Continue Reading
Persepolis 1 Persepolis 2 Persepolis 3 Persepolis 4 By: Marjane Satrapi 2000 Nonfiction Subject Matter: Comic books; Comic strips; Persepolis Rating: 3/5 One first important point: Persepolis is a graphic novel. Graphic novels always frustrate me. I never really know… Continue Reading
By: Alice Walker 1976 Fiction Subject Matter: African American college students; African American women; Voter registration; Southern states; Atlanta Rating: 2/5 You probably know Alice Walker from The Color Purple. Like that novel, Meridian is a depiction of the African-American experience. Walker… Continue Reading
“April is a good month,” she said. “April is a good month.” He gave her the smile she liked to mimic, higher on the left than the right, head tilted just enough to make up for it. She was hiding… Continue Reading
“The wedding’s this Thursday.” “Okay.” A pause. “Will you come?” He didn’t answer. “Please.” “If you want.” “Thank you.” “Do you love him?” A different pause.