Incoming Titles: Update

The lovely FoL group had a half-price book sale a weekend or two ago, and who am I to turn down such a kind invitation to see what new titles I could find? So, I went and I found. ๐Ÿ™‚

I really tried to stay on target and not fill up my shopping bag (since the December FoL Book Sale was still so recent), but I did find one or two titles to fit my needs!

Bottom to Top:

  • The Not so Big House – Susanka (really good interior decorating/design book).
  • Turtle Diary – Russell Hoban (1975) – epistolary novel that I saw somewhere that looked good and the library didn’t have its own copy. ETA: Read. Post to come.
  • Olive Kitteredge – Elizabeth Strout (2008) – the first novel introducing an interesting character – there’s been a recent release of a follow-up title, but since I couldn’t remember the original story, thought I’d better reread this before picking up that new one!
  • Bettyville: A Memoir – George Hodgman (2015, NF/auto).

And then I had briefly mentioned that quick visit to the bookshop on Venice Beach but didn’t give the deets on the title that I bought there? Here it is: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernadine Evaristo (2019)… I’ve heard a lot about it from the British bloggers and I was waiting for it to come out in paperback. Very looking forward to that read!

ETA: I’m already reading the Evaristo book. Wow. It’s good. Here’s my review.

8 thoughts on “Incoming Titles: Update

  1. Yay for Girl, Woman, Other. I still can’t believe I sprung for the hardback but I couldn’t resist it and I loved it. My husband is reading it at the moment and also loving it. It was one of my best books of last year and will stay with me a long time. The other buys are good, too! Happy reading!

    • Hi Liz – glad to hear that you also enjoyed the Evaristo book. I’d love to reread it again at some point – just to catch some of the details that I missed the first time I read it through. I have her other book (Mr. Loverman) on the TBR as well…. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Yes, I raced through it as I loved it so much! I have Mr Loverman, too, a friend just read it and blogger Bookishbeck is currently reading it so I might promote it up the TBR.

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