October 30, 2013

reading list

Reading List
Where’d You Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple. Prepare to be charmed by precocious 15-year-old Bee as she strings together email messages, official documents, and secret correspondence to unravel the mystery of her mother’s whereabouts in this “compulsively readable and touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter’s role in an absurd world.” (Amazon.com)

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn. The first book of Flynn’s Gone Girl trilogy, Sharp Objects is dark and eerie and positively riveting. If you like a good mystery with plenty of twists and turns, this is the book for you.

Bossypants by Tina Fey. Tina Fey reveals all in this amazingly funny story, “and proves what we’ve all suspected” you’re no one until someone calls you bossy.” (Amazon.com)

The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides. In a quiet suburb, five beautiful, eccentric sisters commit suicide one by one over the course of one year. A modern classic, The Virgin Suicides is both haunting and unforgettable.