Current Dogeared Reads

Amy’s List

  1. Lincoln in the Bardo
    by George Saunders
    Takeaway: The parallel between Lincoln’s grief as a father and as the President during the civil war.

  2. I Liked My Life
    by Abby Fabiaschi

    Takeaway: Great (and appropriate) use of the present tense!

  3. When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management
    by Roger Lowenstein

    Takeaway: What goes up must come down. Then all are free to do the same thing over again.
  1. Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future
    by A.S. King

    Takeaway: Have nothing to do with bat remnants. Most certainly, do not ingest them.

  2. I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
    by Erika L. Sanchez

    Takeaway: I was not your perfect Slovak daughter.

Mary’s List

  1. The Chaos of Standing Still
    by Jessica Brody

    Takeaway: Trust cute boys at airports wearing Animal the drummer Muppet t-shirts and carrying Dr. Who phone cases.

  2. Kissing Ted Callahan
    (and other guys)

    by Amy Spalding
    Takeaway: I wish I’d had a passenger manifest in high school. See Missed First Kisses.

  3. The Color of Lies
    by CJ Lyons
    Takeaway: Synesthesia seems to make you a bit psychic along with affecting the way your sense process information.

  4. Little White Lies
    by Jennifer Barnes
    Takeaway: It’s fun to laugh out loud at a mystery and what’s funnier than a debutante coming out party heist?

  5. The Vanishing Year
    by Kate Moretti
    Takeaway: Think long and hard before removing your nose ring to make someone else happy.

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