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I Know What Books You Should Be Asking for This Christmas/Hanukkah etc.

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

I've also read a lot of good books, and a couple of superior ones. And so, here are my top 10 books I'd be asking for this holiday season (or buying for myself) if I hadn't already read them.

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 19: Beautiful Ruins

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 07.13.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

Beautiful Ruins is a set of interweaving stories about a young actress who gets sick while working on the set of the movie Cleopatra, which was shot in Italy in the 1960s.

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 4: The Painted Girls

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 03.30.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

It's a great book, the attention it has been getting is deserved, and, personally, reading it made me wish I'd tried harder in ballet class.

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 3: Hopeless

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

While Sky's obsession with how good-looking Holder is might draw some comparisons to Bella's yearning for Edward in the Twilight series, Hoover moves her book along at a much faster clip and with a surer pen.