Sample Saturday is when I wade through the eleventy billion samples I have downloaded on my Kindle. I’m slowly chipping away and deciding whether it’s buy or bye.
Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss Jr.
Why I have it: Because it’s described as a modern Revolutionary Road.
Summary: Nick and Phoebe Maguire move states in search of a fresh start but it’s poorly timed and they hit an economic crisis. Their marriage becomes a blood sport.
I’m thinking: Maybe – all of the driving, drugs and frenzy in the first chapter was a little exhausting…
Weathering by Lucy Wood
Why I have it: Not sure.
Summary: Three generations of women in one house, by a river.
I’m thinking: No – writing style didn’t appeal.
Private Citizens by Tony Tulathimutte
Why I have it: Tried to get an ARC. Didn’t.
Summary: Privilege, ambition and friendship plus tech start-ups, gentrifiers, and cultish self-help seminars – a story of four college graduates in the noughties.
I’m thinking: Yes – perfect bit of snark.