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An American Marriage

By Tayari Jones, A affecting novel about a love story and a wrongful conviction

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones is about a young couple stuck in a love triangle in the wake of a wrongful incarceration. The book has received praise from Barack Obama, and Oprah patronized the book via inclusion in her omnipresent book club. I actually picked it up based on a misunderstanding of what the …

              

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

By Adelle Waldman, A Portrait of the Type of Guy Most Post-College, Pre-Marriage Women Know Very Well

I have a male friend who I would describe as the following: Great co-worker, okay friend, mediocre boyfriend, and a flat out raging asshole as far as anything short term or hookups are concerned (seriously, run don’t walk). The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. is about that guy that most post-college, pre-marriage women know well …

                    

Love and Houses

By Marti Leimbach, A Funny and Endearing Story of Love and, of Course, Houses

I recently re-read this book, which I picked up randomly from the shelves of the public library almost 15 years ago. I think I probably thought the cover was cute. But I remembered it and bought it a while back off Amazon since I’d really enjoyed it the first time around. It’s hard to explain …