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‘night, Mother, Marsha Norman

I was a theater kid in high school, I know this comes as a shock to everyone (lol jk). And while I was never an actress, I did discover a love of scripts during this phase.

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The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, Joanna Cannon

This one was a little of the beaten path for me. But the detour was totally worth it.

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The Woman in Cabin 10, Ruth Ware

Update: Ware means a cabin on a ship, not out in the woods.

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Will in the World, Stephen Greenblatt

I graduated with a degree in English so I felt fairly confident I knew about Shakespeare’s background. This book proved I still have a lot to learn.

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Proof, David Auburn

Who would have thought a play about math would be so enthralling? David Auburn apparently.

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The Sinner, Peter Hammesfahr

Alternative title suggestion: The Confused.

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The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, Toobin

Holy guacamole.

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Mozart: A Life, Paul Johnson

I didn’t know anything about Mozart before this book.

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Caraval, Stephanie Garber

Spoiler alert: this book sucks.

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I’ll Give You the Sun, Jandy Nelson

It’s the day after Lollapalooza and the only way I can cope with my sun burn and the 4.5 hour flight ahead is a book.

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