The Great Believers ~ Rebecca Makkai

Rating: 3/5 I didn't love this book as much as I thought I would. After reading A Little Life, I was looking for another book that would leave me in similar emotional turmoil, and while this was the book that was recommended as a similar read to A Little Life, it did not fulfill my … Continue reading The Great Believers ~ Rebecca Makkai


The Poisonwood Bible ~ Barbara Kingsolver

Rating: 3/5 I'm not sure if this book just wasn't meant for me or if it was perhaps because I took such a long break from this book (almost 6 months! yikes!), but I didn't enjoy this book as much as I was expecting. I've read three of Kingsolver's books now, and I found I … Continue reading The Poisonwood Bible ~ Barbara Kingsolver

Giant Days Vol. 6 Allison, Sarin, Fleming, Cogar

Rating: 3/5 Still thoroughly enjoying this comic series, and looking forward to continuing to follow the girls on their delightful misadventures. They begin their second year of university, and living off campus is not quite as easy as they thought it would be. They deal with broken furniture, grumpy neighbors, getting jobs, and making repairs. … Continue reading Giant Days Vol. 6 Allison, Sarin, Fleming, Cogar

Marriage of a Thousand Lies ~ S J Sindu

Rating:4/5 This novel was delightfully readable, which is a stark contrast between many of the books I've been reading lately. I needed something lighter and easier to read as I'm headed into winter with already several inches of snowpack on the ground in Vermont.  Lucky and her husband Krishna have been married for several years, … Continue reading Marriage of a Thousand Lies ~ S J Sindu