What I'm Reading – the Woman in Cabin 10

I've always been a little idiosyncratic in what I read. Some YA, of course. A lot of contemporary fiction. Romance novels. Not much nonfiction. Mainly I'm looking for stories that carry me away, ones where reading doesn't feel like work. Lately I've been enjoying a lot of crime fiction. I think it's the formula that … Continue reading What I'm Reading – the Woman in Cabin 10

First Comes Love by Emily Giffin My rating: 3 of 5 stars I've always been an Emily Giffin fan, especially after reading Baby Proof and thinking, hey, that's me! I read The One and Only last year and hated the book so much I did actually throw it across the room. So I had some reservations going into this book. Nothing surprised me about the book, once I started reading it. I could see where it was heading, but that didn't mean I hated the ride.Two sisters, at odds with each other, still dealing with the ramifications of a long-ago tragedy. The alternating chapter structure (where each sister narrates a chapter), worked in emphasizing the complexity of close human relationships – sometimes we just don't understand each other, even when trying our hardest. I had moments where I wanted to shake each sister and say, "Hey, wake up and exercise some authority in your own life," but overall it was an enjoyable summer read.Thanks to NetGalley for an eARC in exchange for an honest review. View all my reviews

What I've Been Reading – Risuko

So I'm a little bit addicted to NetGalley, which provides free advanced readers copies of books in exchange for an honest review. I signed up a few months ago and have been just a teensy bit obsessed excited to read all the new books. All of them. I've been a little less prompt about writing … Continue reading What I've Been Reading – Risuko