Sarah shares a story of E’s glasses lost, then found.
Abby is in a Christmas crafting mood.
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Sarah read Notes on a Silencing by Lacy Crawford, which she found through the New York Times Best Books of 2020.
Abby loved escaping into the alternate reality of Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld. Here’s the article that compares the book to reality.
Our year in books, 2020
We take a look back at our reading life in 2020: our challenges, our wins, and of course, our favorite books. Highlights from the year:
Fiction: The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay, Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid, and Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
Non-fiction: The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, Boys and Sex by Peggy Orenstein, and Motherwit: An Alabama Midwife’s Story by Onnie Lee Logan as told to Katherine Clark
Most enjoyable: Lady Sherlock series by Sherry Thomas on audio, One to Watch by Kate London-Stayman, and Bringing Down the Duke and A Rogue of One’s Own, both by Evie Dunmore
Memoir: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb, Know My Name by Chanel Miller, and Sitting Pretty by Rebecca Taussig
Audio: Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson, Know My Name by Chanel Miller, and Sitting Pretty by Rebecca Taussig
Read aloud: The Wild Robot and Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown, The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall, The Vanderbeekers of 141st St by Karina Glaser, The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman
Looking forward to: One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston and Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert
Abby added corn pudding to her family’s Thanksgiving, but it was not a success.
Sarah is devouring spinach and artichoke dip as fast as she can make it.
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