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The Quilty Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Reading progress update: I've read 251 out of 483 pages.

Empire Falls - Richard Russo

I am really enjoying this! I don't read a lot of literary fiction any more - I spent years reading nothing but lit fic, and then I jumped back into genre fic and never really made my way back out. Russo has done just a bang up job with characterization in this book, though. The characters fairly leap off the page in all of their three dimensional, messy glory.


So much so that I want to track down Janine and slap her into next week. What a selfish bitch. The midlife crisis is not just for men.