Best Books Read in 2017
I cannot believe how quickly this year has gone by! Time for the annual listing of favorite books read over the past year.
My list was surprisingly short this year, mainly because we were in the throes of renovating a house (we finally moved in last week) and I only had enough energy and attention span for romance novels (of which almost none were memorable).
Here's my list:
Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brent. This is a coming of age story set in the 80's (nostalgia!) and involving an in-law with AIDS -- it was simply wonderful.
Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. Thank goodness for my book group, this choice was quirky, original, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a pretty good discussion, too. Elinor is not your average heroine.
On Writing by Stephen King. This was brilliant, and as someone here said, it was better in some ways than his fiction. It provided a fascinating look at the way he practices his craft.
What were your favorite books read in 2017?