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Reading Roundup: June 2016

Sistering by Jennifer Quist The humor in this book is fairly dark, but if you're ready for it, you'll have a great time reading it. The characters are all memorable, and each of the five sisters had a unique voice; the switching viewpoints felt natural instead of gimicky, like it does in too many other books I've read. The plot also kept me guessing (and cringing a little), and the ending was perfect. This is another unique and wonderful book by Quist and I look forward to reading more from her in the future. Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg I loved Duhigg's book on habits and learned a lot of great things from it, so I was looking forward to this book. It had some useful information, but some parts of it felt a little too simplistic and redundant. A month after reading it, I don't remember much of it.  Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen It's been a number of years since I re-read this