Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 13/7/20

A busy week where I didn’t even realise that I didn’t get any book mail! I made some purchases of my own on the weekend though:

The Roxy Letters by Mary Pauline Lowry is an epistolary novel between Roxy and her ex-boyfriend/roommate Everett. Roxy’s life is generally underwhelming but when gentrification takes over Austin, she decides to take action with her friends.

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld is about Hillary, an opinionated girl who stands out from the pack at law school. When Bill asks her to marry him, she responds with a definite no. What happens to Hillary and America in this alternate vision of the past and future?

Catherine House by Elizabeth Thomas is about an unusual American college. You have to be brilliant to enter, but you will also have no association with the outside world during your three years there. But when you graduate, prestige, wealth and honour are yours. For Ines, on the run, isolation is fine. But when her roommate breaks the rules and never returns, Ines must discover its secrets.

To see other books received/bought this week across the world, drop by the Mailbox Monday blog for links to everyone’s mailbox goodies.

It’s Monday! What are you reading? is hosted by Book Date. Click on the pictures to read more about the books.

What I read last week:

What I’m reading at the moment:

What I’ll be reading next:

There are a lot of books sitting here, waiting to be chosen…

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