Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance by Alison Espach

★★★ Sometimes gripping, sometimes slow and always a tad bit confusing. Still not entirely sure how I feel about it, but credit where credit is due that I am still thinking about it two weeks later. Touted as a ‘coming of age’ story and classified in some places as mystery, a more apt description might …

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Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

★★★★ Beautifully written, enthralling though at times slow tale of a woman before her time, a victim of her time, and both popular and easy to dislike. But don't let the prologue fool you into thinking you're embarking on an exciting story of her aviation career. "Mwanzo is the word in Swahili for "beginnings". But …

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Thank You for Listening by Julia Whelan

★★★★ “A stunningly average woman the wrong side of thirty on her way to Vegas, wearing an eye patch, sitting in a broken seat, listening to porn” - Julia Whelan, Thank You for Listening.*Technically a romance, but with contemporary fiction writing style and quality. Slightly outlandish at times as romances are, but ultimately a sweet …

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