Nov 27, 2017

It's Monday: The Wife by Alafair Burke

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The Wife
The Wife by Alafair Burke, January 23, 2018, courtesy of Harper
Genre: thriller, suspense
This book by Edgar-nominated The Ex asks how far a wife will go to protect the man she loves: Will she stand by his side, even if he drags her down with him?

I am also trying to read more in the Hogarth Press Shakespeare series and have borrowed these from the library:
Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler, a retelling of The Taming of the Shrew
Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood; a retelling of The Tempest
New Boy by Tracy Chevalier; a retelling of Othello
I've started on two of them so far.

Somewhat slowly, I admit, because of reading in a different language, I am finishing up the French thrillers by Michel Bussi, which I'm really enjoying: 
Ne lache pas ma main, set on the French island of Reunion, and 
N'oublie jamais, set on the coast of Normandy, the Spanish version 

In other news, we managed to rake up most of the leaves for today's pick-up by the city trucks. Many leaves are still on the trees, so I imagine raking will go on for another few weeks.

What are you reading this week?

16 comments:

Beth F said...

I didn't love New Boy, but maybe you'll have better luck.

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I loved Vinegar Girl...and I am very eager to get my hands on The Wife. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

Kathy Martin said...

Nice assortment of books. I am curious about those Shakespeare retellings. I seem to be reading a fair number of Jane Austen retellings lately. Come see my week here. Have a great week!

Mary (Bookfan) said...

The Wife sounds like it could be a good read!

Harvee said...

I'll get to it eventually, after a Vinegar Girl and Hag-Seed

Harvee said...

The Ex looks good too, the one he wrote before The Wife.

Harvee said...

Dunbar was my first reading of a Shakespeare retelling. I recommend it if you like King Lear.

Harvee said...

Seems good so far!

Nise' said...

The Wife does sound good. We have lots of leaves left on the trees here too. Hope they come off before it snows. Frozen leaves are no fun. Have a great reading week.

pussreboots said...

We had a wind and rain storm last night. So today I had to rake. Come see what I'm reading this last week of November.

Harvee said...

Hope the snow and frost stays delayed till next year!

Harvee said...

At least the leaves are down and you won't have to worry about it later on!

Elizabeth said...

The Wife looks good.

ENJOY all of your books and your reading week.

Martha Eskuchen said...

The premise of The Wife is interesting. Leaves can be on going for some time. Happy Reading!

Harvee said...

I enjoy psychological thrillers and this looks like a good one!

Harvee said...

I like a good story line!

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