Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

Book 22 of 52: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King. In this crime thriller by Stephen King, a mass murderer kills 8 people by driving a Mercedes into a crowd waiting in line at a job fair. A year later, when lead detective on the case Bill Hodges retires, he receives a letter from the elusive... Continue Reading →

Bend, Not Break by Ping Fu

Keeping with my decision to read books for Women’s History Month by or about influential women or women from different backgrounds than myself, Bend, Not Break was an inspiring choice. Ping Fu was raised in China at the onset of the cultural revolution. Separated from her family, raised in persecution, child labor, and responsible for... Continue Reading →

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

I love reading books about women who have impacted the world. I Am Malala tells the remarkable true story of Malala Yousafzai, who, at the age of 15, was shot by the Taliban for speaking out in support of girls' education in her home country of Pakistan, and survived. Co-written by Yousafzai and Christina Lamb,... Continue Reading →

Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

"Tell me something good." In the spirit of romance I decided to read Me Before You, and now here I am an hour before my date sobbing my eyes out. This book is heartbreaking, transformative, witty and full of love. I highly recommend it. (But maybe put it off until after your date and learn... Continue Reading →

Still Me by JoJo Moyes

I finished this book this morning and my heart is still racing. I wish I could go back and slow down and savor it all over again. In the third book of the Me Before You series, Louisa Clark has uprooted her life and moved to New York City to work as an assistant for... Continue Reading →

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