The Borrower by Rebecca Makkai

the borrowerI was a good book blogger.  I read the entire book.

I didn’t give up before the end.  I didn’t write one of those “books I couldn’t finish” posts.  I didn’t skim parts of the book.  I didn’t skip a bunch of chapters and just read the ending.

I wanted to, but I didn’t.


This book counts as my sixth book for the 20 Books of Summer Reading Challenge.



  1. That good eh?

  2. Joyce Derr says:

    James- have you read John Farrow? Canadian author… I am working on his book…. Ice Lake. Pseudonym of reportedly great writer. Any thoughts. At this point I am feeling like I assume you did with “The Borrower”. Another J

    1. The Borrower was such an easy read that I say go ahead and finish it. I have not read John Farrow. Any titles I should start with?

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