You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day … Don't assume a door is closed; push on it. Don't assume if it was closed yesterday it is closed today. It doesn't matter how many times you fall down, it just matters how many times you stand up.
-Marian Wright Edelman

The Books of 2017

by lesliedinaberg on January 11, 2018

So many books, so little time—part 11. My son started keeping a reading list in third grade, so I did too. This is the 11th year we’ve done this. My favorite books of 2017 were probably The Mothers, by Britt Bennett; Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Commonwealth by Ann Patchett; Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman; […]