What I Didn’t Read This Summer…
While I did get to read a bit this summer, I spent most of it completing the writing for my manuscript: The Savvy Auntie Guide to Life. Because I felt like I missed out on some great summer reads, I asked my Twitter Followers what their favorite read of the summer was. The responses were really interesting - mostly because folks were passionate about titles I'd never heard of before (including The Help which got two votes)! @SusanW included The Happiness Project by the amazing and talented @GretchenRubin which I read earlier this year and @kristy included the Stieg Larsson series that has been taking over the best seller lists. Otherwise, I have some new, compelling choices:
@penguinization: R.J. Ellory - A quiet belief in angels
@Goingwiththeflo: Try The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry "a delicately crafted mystery about generations of somewhat magical women in Salem, MA"
@azureacademia: If I Stay by Gayle Forman Y/A lit and SOOOOOO good.
@KathieTaylor: Favourite book of the summer was The School of Essential Ingredients - didn't want it to end.
@the_otherlisa: Kindred by Octavia Butler
@RMZFarrell: mistress of the revolution by catherine delors - excellent!!!
@OpenBookJen: 'Autobiography of an Execution,' followed closely by 'The Help' with honorable mention for 'The Girl Who Fell From the Sky.'
@kristy: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, and then The Girl Who Played With Fire. Big winners!!
@kelpdesigns: The Help
@EryneO: Favorite book this summer "Sarah's Key"
@SusanW: It's a tie: The Happiness Project, and The Wishing Year.
@lizscherer: Little Bee. Hands down.
@maryellenTV: Bitter is the New Black and My fair Lazy by Jen Lancaster I laughed out loud through both of them
What was YOUR favorite summer read? What do you think of the list so far? Share your favorite summer title and comments here along with your Twitter ID!