I'm going to keep track of the books that I read this year. I'm terrible about reading a book and then picking it up a few years later and starting it again. NO MORE!! I shall log them here, with a mini-review. There will be another post later to list what I've read up to now, but one step at a time.
Title: The Friday Night Knitting Club
Author: Kate Jacobs
Pros: chick lit while dealing with real interpersonal dynamics (illness, interracial families, reconciling with estranged friends), characters seemed very believable
Cons: no patterns (save a garter scarf), predictable in parts
Favorite parts: James' mother telling him that he hand picked which of her rules to follow, using obedience as an excuse for his behavior toward Georgia; Dakota's baking, Georgia's entrepreneurship and Anita's working all ignored the stereotypical rolls of child, business owner, senior citizen