Spring 2018 Reads

Just a reminder that while I keep this site going, you can always find my most recent reviews at chicagonow.com/litzyditz. It’s been a busy year for books so far — here are a few of my most recent reviews: An American Marriage The Flight Attendant The Woman in the Window Standard Deviation The Immortalists These are all fantastic reads and worthy of a weekend on the couch. If you’re looking for a book club selection out of this bunch, I’d go with An American Marriage or The Immortalists — so much to unpack. Happy Reading, everyone! Continue reading Spring 2018 Reads

LitzyDitz’s 2013 Booklist

It’s that time of year—time for the list of books I read in 2013. If you’re not a regular follower, you can always find me first at ChicagoNow.com. Head to that blog and you can also find my favorites, along with my most recent book reviews. I’ve got them linked here for you: Litzy’s Booklist for 2013 2013 Favorites The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt You are also welcome to come find me on Facebook. The more, the merrier! Continue reading LitzyDitz’s 2013 Booklist

Fall Into a Great Read

Looking for a few good books this fall? I’ve been blogging over at ChicagoNow, offering up my latest suggestions. You may want to try: Nine Inches, by Tom Perrotta—a fantastic collection of short stories on the human condition. Beautifully written and well worth the time. The Measures Between Us—Quiet, understated and sad, but engaging look at several interconnected relationships against the backdrop of rising water. The Cuckoo’s Calling—That J.K. Rowling has a future in writing, I tell you. The Ocean at the End of the Lane—Mesmerizing storytelling from Neil Gaiman. Simply enchanting. The Light in the Ruins—Another strong effort from … Continue reading Fall Into a Great Read

More Great Summer Reading Ideas

Looking for a few more books for your beach bag? I’ve been keeping busy: Finding Bliss by Dina Silver/Everybody Has Everything by Katrina Onstad Life After Life by Kate Atkinson The Love Song of Jonny Valentine by Teddy Wayne Inferno by Dan Brown OK, so a quick breakdown—Finding Bliss and Everybody Has Everything are both great, quick, it-s OK to get sand on the pages kind of books. Relationships, babies, infidelity … all that juicy fun stuff. Life After Life is your “Leave me alone, Mommy needs to concentrate” kind of read, Inferno is your summer thriller and The Love … Continue reading More Great Summer Reading Ideas

Great Book Suggestions for Your Summer Reading List

Hey there—If you haven’t found me yet over at chicagonow.com/litzyditz, come check it out! Here’s what I’ve been up to so far—it’s been a great year for books and we’re not even half way: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk The Death of Bees Where’d You Go, Bernadette One Last Thing Before I Go Lean In The Twelve Tribes of Hattie A Thousand Pardons The Dinner After Visiting Friends Dante’s Wood The Middlesteins Continue reading Great Book Suggestions for Your Summer Reading List