August, 2020

August 1st, 2020, 2:09 p.m. - Some girl dies

31. Pretty as a Picture (Elizabeth Little)
Other than some dragging in the middle and trouble telling some characters apart, I really liked this. Little clearly did her research, and she subverts some movie tropes in a great way. The protagonist is awesome, there's some great dialogue, and there were a couple of things I never saw coming. Also, I would absolutely read a spin-off series starring the book's two Nancy Drews, Suzy and Grace.

Up next: Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why (Alexandra Petri)

August 7th, 2020, 5:28 p.m. - I have to start reading her Washington Post column

32. Nothing Is Wrong and Here Is Why (Alexandra Petri)
Petri is fricking funny. But she also shows her range in a couple of darker entries. I think she would be great at fiction.

Up next: Sharks in the Time of Saviors (Kawai Strong Washburn)

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