This taut psychological thriller is set in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where expatriate life is an ornate web of rules, rumors and taboos. One young wife finds it impossible to conform. Well written and quite gripping. Eight Months on Ghazzah Street: A Novel by Hilary Mantel.
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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. Simsion’s well-rounded protagonists are full of life and love. They’re so fun to spend time with — their missteps are charming, and it’s hard not to laugh with them.
Where'd You Go, Bernadette (Maria Semple) read August 2014. This book seemed to be calling out to me. Almost everytime I visited the library it would be on prominent display, ditto the one bookshop in town and then it started showing up on my pin feed with regularity and...I'm glad it did! I loved Bernadette Fox. Reclusive, Glamourous, Witty and just a little bit snarky she made for very entertaining reading. I liked the epistolary style of the novel too, making it easy to read in bite sized chu