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Hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. To learn more about each book, just click on the book cover!

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FINISHED SINCE THE LAST UPDATE:

Rhythm and Bluegrass by Molly Harper Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant Artemis by Andy Weir

Molly Harper’s novels, combine with Amanda Ronconi’s narration, are the perfect escapist read for me. There is usually nothing strenuous about the story, requiring 100 percent of my attention. They are always charming, always funny, and always romantic. Her novels are the ones I gravitate towards when I am low because they always cheer me. While Rhythm and Bluegrass is not her strongest novel, her goofy hero and awkward, nerdy heroine still charm their way into your heart and put a smile on your face. That is all I ever want from Ms. Harper’s novels, and once again, she delivers.

The latest Mira Grant novel is creepy AF. For the first time in a long time, I was uncomfortable reading a book at night. But, like the sadist I must be, I could not stop reading it. A fantastic horror story to round out the year.

That the new Andy Weir novel is not as good as his first one is no surprise. The shoes were just too big to fill, even if they are his own shoes. It is still entertaining, filled with a lot of science and a lot of snark. There are some funny one-liners throwing shade at Mark Watney too. I can see why people are disappointed, but I read it in the course of one evening, so it wasn’t too horrible.


DID NOT FINISH:

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CURRENT READ:

Close to Me by Amanda Reynolds


CURRENT LISTEN:

White Trash by Nancy Isenberg


NEXT UP:

Everless by Sara Holland

Time to start those 2018 review copies!


So, what are you reading?

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