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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
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it was amazing
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Read 3 times. Last read January 22, 2019 to February 17, 2019.

OH MY GOD I LOVED THIS BOOK. First of all, Eleanor is such a compelling, endearing character, so sharply drawn, so layered, so lovable (and yet also infuriating). I could have spent so much more time with her, just hearing her takes on everything from manicures to alcoholic cider. Second, the writing is *chef's kiss.* Honeyman (as Eleanor) is so funny, yet manages to deftly weave between moments of true despair/heartbreak and lighthearted fluff without leaving the reader (me) feeling queasy. Third, loved the story and Eleanor's arc. Satisfying without being too neat. I am so glad I picked this up; I know this book will stick with me for a long time.

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Reading Progress

Finished Reading (Paperback Edition)
Finished Reading (Paperback Edition)
January 26, 2018 – Shelved
January 26, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
January 22, 2019 – Started Reading
February 17, 2019 – Finished Reading
February 21, 2019 – Shelved as: favorites
June 11, 2019 – Shelved (Paperback Edition)
June 11, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read (Paperback Edition)
October 2, 2019 – Shelved as: favorites (Paperback Edition)

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