These Things Happen by Richard Kramer Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 53 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) These Things Happen opens with the main character, Wesley, and his best friend, Theo. Both of these young men,…
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 46 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting, believable, and impactful. Anne Tyler’s 1982 novel Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner…
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