Our Nantucket Bookworm for this week is New York Times Best-selling author and “Queen of the Beach Read” Elin Hilderbrand!
What are you reading right now? Nutshell by, Ian McEwan
Short synopsis: Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She’s still in the marital home—a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse—but John’s not there. Instead, she’s with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan. But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month-old resident of Trudy’s womb.
Short review: I absolutely loved it! Ian McEwan sentences are perfect and the plot is SO smart and so ingeniously done!
Favorite Nantucket Book: Nantucket Open House Cookbook by, Sarah Leah Chase
Favorite Non-fiction Book: Friday Night Lights by, H.G Bissinger
Favorite Book of 2016: Alice and Oliver by, Charles Bock
Favorite Mystery: Full disclosure – I do not read mysteries, but I am going to write a murder mystery set on Nantucket for 2018 so I will start sleuthing. Suggestion welcome!
Favorite Book as A Child: a Little Princess by, Frances Hodgson Burnett
Favorite Author(s): Richard Russo, Anna Quindlen, Lorrie Moore, Jane Smiley