I love to read and you must also, since you’re here! My 'currently-reading' list always includes a book I am reading as well as one I'm listening to. This blog, a labor of love and a constant work-in-progress, is a way for me to share my thoughts about what I've read; I'm not a pro but I am passionate! I have purposely not summarized plot lines because the people that do that professionally are so darn good at it. I hope you enjoy the opinions and musings you find here. Thank you for visiting!
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." Groucho Marx
The writing in this novel is beautifully done. Kim Edwards is nothing less than a word smith. She also had a terrific and compelling idea for her book. The only thing missing was a plot. 400+ pages of the slow degradation of a family is long and boring, no matter the vocabulary employed or the word weaving articulated. Phoebe was the only character that I really wanted to know better and ironically she's the only one that we don't hear every single waking thought from. I've had this book for a long time and have looked forward to reading it; sure glad that's over :0)