Tag Archives: friendship

The Japanese Lover (Recommended)

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The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

Marvelous romance intertwined with history, suffering, survival, and profound friendship.

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A Gentleman in Moscow (Highly Recommended)

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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Delightful. Dignity, playfulness, create charming, wise, complete life under Stalin.

 

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Big Little Lies (Recommended)

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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Suspense, humor, female bonding: Delicious. Schoolyard politics, bullying adds depth.

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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena (Highly Recommended)

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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

Tragic, horrifying, hopeful, beautiful. Interconnected Chechens repairing their fractured humanity

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How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky (Recommended)

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How to tell Toledo from the Night Sky by Lydia Netzer

Trippy, ebullient story about love,  science, virtual-reality games and hallucinations.

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A Prayer for Owen Meany (highly recommended)

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A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

Rather small boy is heartbreaking, funny, wise. Powerful and unforgettable.

 

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Belong To Me (sequel to Love Walked In)

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Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos

Fun walked out. Sharp-witted suburban satire becomes melodrama. Gorgeous writing.

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