Meg Haston’s Paperweight (2017 Reading Book #136)

This was an AMAZING book. I was so happy to read a story about someone overcoming a mental illness that did not involve a romantic interest as a solution. While there is some romance, it’s in the flashbacks and seems to contribute to the protagonist’s problems. This book also did … Continue reading

Fixated on Food: Jami Attenberg’s The Middlesteins (2017 Reading Book #85)

This story and the family it centers on is unlike anything I’ve run across before. I really liked the narrative voice and how the story jumped around in time, telling the reader not only the past and present but also the future. Attenberg has a great understanding of these characters, … Continue reading