Six in Six in Six Tries! With Pie

How did I miss this book blogging event? Oh well, better now than never? Thank you to Joann for bringing to my attention. I needed a post idea. The six tries refers to my trials and tribulations with getting the Block Editor to work the way I want it to. Perhaps, my theme and the editor are incompatible. I did a few iterations…

Choose SIX books from SIX categories:

from Jo at the Book jotter. (Nice to meet you Jo!)

Six new to me authors
Lily King – Euphoria
Louise Gluck – A Village Life
Raven Leilani – Luster
Susanna Clark – Piranesi
Rumann Alam – Leave the World Behind
Douglas Stuart – Shuggie Bain

Six authors I have read before
Liz Moore – Long Bright River
Yaa Gyasi – Transcendent Kingdom
Brit Bennet – The Vanishing Half
Lydia Millet – A Children’s Bible
Carol Shield – Swann
Hari Kunzu – Red Pill

Six books I have enjoyed (not a ranking! just the first 5 slicers I grabbed from the list)
The Resisters – Gish Jen
The Complete Pie Cookbook – Farm Journal
The Cold Millions – Jess Walter
It Shouldn’t Have Been Beautiful – Lia Purpura
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – Bill Martin
Jack – Marilynne Robinson

Six books with the best pie mentions (yeeaaaaaahh… the BEST?! oh dear)
Breasts & Eggs – Mieko Kawakami
Memorial – Bryan Washington
The House in the Cerulean Sea – TJ Klune
The Green Mile – Stephen King
Salvage the Bones – Jesmyn Ward
The Resisters – Gish Jen

Six books that took me on extraordinary journeys
Blind Dog – Caroline Levin
Interior Chinatown – Charles Yu
The Down Days – Ilze Hugo
The Library Book
Proud Shoes
Murderbot – Martha Wells

Six books I must mention that don’t fit nicely into any category
The Green Mile – Stephen King – readalong !!!
Tender is the Flesh – Augustine Bazterrica – TOB!
Stephen Florida -Gabe Habash – OK, this is just INTENSE
Whereabouts – Jhumpa Lahiri – translated from Italian
Detransition, Baby – Torrey Peters – trans knowledge fun
Telephone – Percival Everett – can you say, versions?

For my thoughts on any of these novels, please enter title in the search upper right -OR- page through my Books-Done-Read page. Thank you. Thank you for visiting. Have a super-dooper fabulous reading rest-of-the-year!

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9 thoughts on “Six in Six in Six Tries! With Pie

    1. True that! I have asked people if they thought of me in that pie scene blahblahblabh and no one even realized they read about pie! too funny. The one in Breasts & Eggs was about how pie isn’t a sufficient lunch item. HUH?! (and how could that go unnoticed?)

  1. I hate the Block Editor too. You can compose a post with the classic editor, though, just switch it when you go to write a new the little + sign in the top left corner and select Classic.

  2. I have Breasts & Eggs on my TBR; I was adding quite a bit of Asian lit to my TBR for a while, especially books by Korea authors. I still haven’t read it, but now I’m looking forward to the pie references.

    1. Awesome! The Tournament of Book discussion for Breasts & Eggs had many fans and just as many not, but it was still a good discussion.

    1. Timing was perfect to try something new and fun! Thanks for the spark.

      (there’s not *TRYING* to find pie in books – they tend to jump out at me! :D)

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