Goodreads tells me I am slightly ahead of pace to read 100 books by the end of the year, but my library situation is dire, and I am having hard time concentrating on books. We have curbside pickup, but you have to call-in your requests, and you can only have what's in the building. It's not for people who want brand new stuff. More than that, though, I just cannot concentrate. Good news: I am up to date on both my New Yorkers and my People magazines.
But, still. I read some good ones this month:
10. The Future is Feminist by Jessica Valenti: Solid meh on this collection
9. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris: It has been DECADES since I read this, and a friend dropped off a stack of books with this in it-- the boys liked it, too
8. Here's to Us by Ein Hilderbrand: Forgettable but fun to read
7. Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O'Brien: I read this to do a book club with Harry and Jack, and IT IS SO CREEPY
6. Actress by Ann Enright: I really wanted this to be great.
5. Teaching About Race and Racism in the College Classroom: Notes from a White Professor: It's nice to read a book that confirms your own practice, you know?
4. The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand: My favorite one of her books ever. OMG.
3. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins: I read it. I loved it. I was persuaded by the author's note. But I am a middle class white lady, and we all know that middle class white ladies are the worst.
2. Apartment by Teddy Wayne: You know how I feel about books by dudes, but this was great!
1. Weather by Jenny Offill: OH WOW. You should really read this-- it's fantastic.