Some people will do anything to get married. Lottie is absolutely, positively sure that Richard is about to put a ring on it. So sure of it that she's told her office mates, her sister and strangers in the bathroom, and yet, her boyfriend has no such plans. What's a girl to do when she's made a complete and utter fool of herself? Well, she marries the next man that asks her!
Monday, May 20, 2013
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
I began stalking her publisher back in October when I learned that a new book by Adichie was coming out in May. Seriously, I checked her publisher's list of available ARCs daily. Then came the day in February that it was finally available. I downloaded quickly, started reading it and stopped. It was good, really good, but I was afraid to read it too quickly because once I was done with it, I knew it would be another three years or so before I got another book from her. So I read it slowly over three months and savored every word in it.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013
When Rose Mae Lolley went looking for Jim Beverly, her high school boyfriend, to solve her problems with her husband, all roads led her to Arlene Fleet. Arlene was the last person in Fruton to see Jim Beverly alive and Rose Mae was determined to find out where he went. What Rose Mae didn't know, and what readers like me didn't know, was that Jim Beverly would never be found because he'd never left town.
Monday, May 6, 2013
It's been quite awhile since I was blown away by a Jodi Picoult novel. In fact, I haven't enjoyed some of her most recent books and didn't even bother reading Lone Wolf. Picoult has a tendency to get really wrapped up in a story line and then bog the reader down with the details because she wants to share every single thing she learned while researching the subject matter. At those times, her work seems less like fiction and more like a text book. So when The Storyteller popped up on my ARC list, I downloaded it, but ignored it for months. I finally got around to reading it and WOW! The Jodi Picoult I used to love is back.