I’m loving Paris in July, but I haven’t forgotten that this is Orange July too.
This year’s longlist and shortlist didn’t excite me a t first, but the more I thought and the more I read the more interested I was. And now I have two longlisted books in progress:
- I have been slowly making my way through The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer for a while now. It’s a book that I needed to read slowly, but I think I will turn the final page this month.
- Though I didn’t care for her earlier books, I gave Jennifer Egan the benefit of the doubt and ordered A Visit From The Goon Squad from the library. Three chapters in, I have to say I’m impressed.
And I have more books on hand, some of my own and some on the library pile.
Here they are:
Are there any there that you would recommend?
And are you reading for Orange July?