Stacey Loscalzo

Aug 15

Twitterature: August 2014 Edition

by Stacey

It’s my favorite time of the month. Twitterature, hosted by the lovely Anne at Modern Mrs. Darcy. Below are short, Twitter-style reviews of books I have read this past month.
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Euphoria by Lily King. Euphoria is my favorite read of the summer. If you enjoyed State of Wonder, there are similarities. I enjoyed this one so much that I am now anxious to read Lily King’s others. 
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The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski. This is the first time I have disagreed with Sally, my favorite children’s book seller and owner of the Curious Reader. She told me she wasn’t able to put down The Winner’s Curse. I was. Anyone else read this?

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This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Trooper. I loved  this book. Good story, funny and well written. This is a hard combo and Trooper did it. I recommended it to Nicky, my favorite reader friend and wasn’t at all surprised to learn that This is Where I Leave You is in her re-reading rotation.

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The Husband’s Secret by  Liane Moriarty. The Husband’s Secret has been on my to-be-read pile for ages and I am so glad I finally got to it. It was the perfect beach read and even more fun because the husband’s secret was not at all what I had expected it to be.

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Missing  You by Harlan Coben. I always read Harlan Coben’s latest so I was anxious to read Missing You. This was definitely not my favorite but still a fun beach read.

 

8 Comments

  1. Donna says:

    Always love your reviews and will add Euphoria to my reading list!

  2. Sue LeBreton says:

    Thanks for the reviews. Only one I have read is The Husband’s Secret and yes it was a fun read. Moriarty has a new one out that I also want to read. The cover of Euphoria is gorgeous.

  3. Nina says:

    I LOVED This is Where I Leave You. Cannot wait for the movie. Tina Fey!

  4. Kristen says:

    Thanks for the great rec’s, Stacey. I’ve had my eye on one of them for a bit, and the one that you and Nina like sounds really good too.

  5. sara says:

    that must have been a good friend who recommended “the husband’s secret!” 🙂 glad you liked it as much as i did. i’ll have to check out “euphoria”!

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