What I Read: September 2017

Posted: October 2, 2017 by Rachel

Lies She Told

    Fall is finally, mercifully, wiggling its way in here in Vegas. We had some beautiful days in the 70’s before the weather snuck back up a little for the past few days, but I think we’re in the clear now. I’ve had my first pumpkin spice latte of the season and I’ve even pulled out my fall candles to situate around the house. I’m ready, fall. I’m kind of in awe that I read as much as I did in September, considering all that I had going on. I do know that there were no long periods of…

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Some Thoughts on “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo”

Posted: June 12, 2017

  I haven’t been able to stop thinking about The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo since I finished it five days ago. This is not abnormal. Not when it comes to novels by Taylor Jenkins Reid, who quickly became one of my favorite authors after reading One True Loves last year. Reid has this extraordinary way of creating at once the most complex, infuriating, satisfying and likable characters I’ve ever had the honor of getting to know. The Seven Husbands is no exception to the rule. In fact, Reid took her skills to a whole other level. “[The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo] is an…

SOME THOUGHTS ON BECOMING, BY LAURA JANE WILLIAMS

Posted: July 26, 2016

I’m a little late to the game, though maybe not, seeing as this book isn’t yet available in the US. I waited something like four weeks from the release before I simply couldn’t take it anymore. So I ordered it from Amazon.uk, and when I saw the total (with the exchange rate and shipping), I sucked it up and hit order. I sure don’t regret that. Not one bit. It’s been almost over two weeks since I finished reading Becoming, and I still feel as though I can’t quite put into words how it made me feel. I was underlining…