Week of 8/5 (pt. 2!): Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Synopsis (via Goodreads): The story begins in 1962. On a rocky patch of the sun-drenched Italian coastline, a young innkeeper, chest-deep in daydreams, looks out over the incandescent waters of the Ligurian Sea and spies an apparition: a tall, thin woman, a vision in white, approaching him on a boat. She is an actress, he soon learns,…

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Week of 7/29: Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

Synopsis (via Goodreads):   Goodbye, Vitamin is the wry, beautifully observed story of a woman at a crossroads, as Ruth and her friends attempt to shore up her father’s career; she and her mother obsess over the ambiguous health benefits – in the absence of a cure – of dried jellyfish supplements and vitamin pills;…

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About the Author

Hey there, bookish friends. Before I start posting my reviews, I figured you should get to know me a little better. The best characters are those with some depth and backstory, so here’s a little about me and my reading preferences… Favorite Author: Ernest Hemingway Super original and totally unique, right? As cliche as it may…

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