Friday, July 27, 2018

2018 Adult Summer Reading Club

Title: The Banker's Wife
Author: Cristina Alger
Review: In Geneva a young Swiss banker's wife learns her husband's plane has crashed in the Alps. As she investigates she learns many secrets about people who hide their fortunes in secret numbered accounts and how dangerous that knowledge can be. Suspenseful.
Rating: 4

Title: The Wife
Author: Meg Wolitzer
Review: An aspiring writer falls in love with her married professor. He divorces his wife, leaves his child and marries her. She helps his writing  but then accepts his character. When he wins the coveted Helsinki prize for literature (like the Nobel) she reassesses. Popular author.
Rating: 3

Title: Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
Author: Gail Honeyman
Review: A severely traumatized and psycholgicaly damaged Bridget Jones type recounts her life. Wry and funny and critically acclaimed (but not by me).
Rating: 3
Permission: Y

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