Starting from the top of my To Be Read Stack:
The Help — somehow I managed to get through this year without seeing the movie. I’ve read the book twice, and I’m pretty excited about sitting down with Music Man sometime this weekend to catch up with pop culture.
A Year of Wonders — I’ve read several of Geraldine Brooks’s novels and loved them. Looking forward to this one.
The Virgin of Small Plains: A Novel — Our library has book club books grouped together on a dedicated shelf, and I try to read these prior to our annual book choice meeting in December. This one looks interesting, but I’m a little concerned about the reviews that say it’s easy to figure out the mystery. I hope other plot elements keep me reading.
The Lobster Chronicles: Life on a Very Small Island — Linda Greenlaw’s memoir went on my list at the hair salon. It was recommended in one of the tawdry magazines we all read in secret while waiting for our hair to become amazing, and I thought it was interesting that Greenlaw was one of the characters in the movie The Perfect Storm. I love memoirs, so this should be good.
Middlesex — Our book club read this, but I didn’t get around to it for some reason. It’s time.
The Weird Sisters — The reviewers say this book has “voice.” Bring it on.
Sushi for Beginners — Another hair salon choice. We’ll see.
Stay Close — I have read everything Harlan Coben has written, so I grabbed this new entry. Unfortunately, it seems to have bad reviews. It’s a good thing I have lots of other things to read just in case.
Enjoy your holiday and the upcoming weekend. I’ve got lots to do! What do you want to read?