The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
This was a good read. I didn’t enjoy it as much as What Alice Forgot, which is by the same author, but I did love the twists and turns in the story line and how all of the random characters inevitably became connected, the further I read.
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
I read this book after I had surgery because I was looking for something light and easy to read. This certainly fit the bill and I ended up really enjoying it. I love chick-lit that’s written from the male perspective. It was quirky and interesting, despite going on a bit longer than necessary in the middle.
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Undeniably, this was the best book I’ve read this year. It had been recommended to me over and over again, which made me skeptical, but everyone was spot on. It was delicious and I ate up every word. Plus, the ending was so satisfying. Put down whatever you’re reading right now and read this book.
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding
Once I started reading this, I realized that I’m not sure I’ve ever read any of the Bridget Jones books… I would have preferred to watch this as a movie (maybe it’s in the works?), as naturally I had Renee Zellweger in my head the entire time. Worth reading, but choppy.
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
And lastly, the book that I hated. I don’t know why I’m so surprised. I didn’t like Gone Girl, so I’m not sure why I even tried Dark Places. I don’t often shy away from a book for being violent or dark, but there was something about this book that I just couldn’t stomach. I dreaded reading it. I do admit that I might like it as a movie (I think that’s in the works…), but man, it was just too harsh for me.
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