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1 month ago @ What Red Read - March Reading Wrap Up · 0 replies · +1 points

I also thought Jaded Women had way too many narrators. I wanted to like it a lot more than I did. And I also keep picking up Ruth Ware novels. I enjoy them but I think I liked the first one I read by her the best.

6 months ago @ What Red Read - November Reading Wrap Up · 1 reply · +1 points

Happy holidays, I hope you had a great December! The Mary Roach book sounds fascinating, and fits in nicely with my other nature reads this year. I keep hearing good things about her books.

6 months ago @ What Red Read - October Reading Wrap Up · 0 replies · +1 points

I loved Lessons in Chemistry. Also thought Telegraph Club was great, though I agree completely about the other family members and it could be slow at times. I keep seeing books that try to cover too many characters and I think that's a shame when a story is really good. Enjoy your new place!

1 year ago @ What Red Read - Fredrik Backman, new f... · 0 replies · +1 points

I haven't read Backman because I was thinking he might be too feel-good for me... though sometimes I like that sort of thing. You've convinced me to give Anxious People a try.

2 years ago @ What Red Read - April Reading Wrap Up · 1 reply · +1 points

I just read Jenny Lawson's book and loved it. Her books are so funny, inspiring and sad all at the same time. The Princess Bride is the best! Sounds like a perfect re-read.

2 years ago @ What Red Read - Help Save USPS and Get... · 1 reply · +1 points

Thanks for posting these links about the postal service! Very interesting articles and I think I'll buy some stamps now - though I actually have a bunch sitting around that I won't use until Christmas time probably.

3 years ago @ What Red Read - Let\'s Talk About Audi... · 1 reply · +2 points

I've been listening to a lot of audiobooks and I've also been thinking about what makes for good listening. I agree with your points, although for nonfiction I definitely think memoirs work better than topics that involve lots of data or dates. My favorite audiobooks are those set in other countries, because I love hearing the accent, and I assume the narrator is doing a much better job with names and places than I can do in my own head.

3 years ago @ What Red Read - June Reading Wrap Up · 1 reply · +2 points

I listened to Death of Mrs. Westaway too! I found it a perfect audiobook as I loved the accents and the dark atmospheric reading. As with most mysteries I'm usually less enthused by the resolution than by the journey itself, and this was a good example of that. I read Helen Hoang's other book and while I loved the concept I felt the romance dragged. I hate when characters are too gorgeous and perfect. Hope you're having a great summer - the goblin is adorable!

4 years ago @ What Red Read - Mini-Reviews: April 2018 · 1 reply · +2 points

I've been wanting to read Relish, and now I want to even more!

4 years ago @ - Top Ten Tuesday: Books... · 0 replies · +1 points

Outlander is one of my all time favorite books, so I definitely recommend it -- though it's kind of a love it or hate it book. Enjoy!