The Invisible Library

The Invisible Library

October 6, 2020

Irene is a Librarian. And if that sounds dull, you don't know the first thing about librarians, and certainly nothing about the Librarians who work for The Library. The Library procures and houses literature from different realities. Normal libra...

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Roses

Roses

September 22, 2020

In the first forty pages of Leila Meacham’s Roses, Mary, our story’s matriarch, commits an injustice against her granddaughter, makes a pass at her ex-boyfriend’s grandson, and then dies before she can hide evidence of an illegal act. Many compa...

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Tudor England: Royals and Intrigue

Tudor England: Royals and Intrigue

September 8, 2020

People have always been interested in the lives of royals, and in my opinion no period has more intrigue than Tudor England. It is fascinating to read about Henry the VIII and his wives, and this period’s plethora of “leading ladies,” such as Mary...

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Once More We Saw Stars

Once More We Saw Stars

August 25, 2020

On an ordinary day, two year old Greta, sitting on a bench with her grandmother, is struck by a piece of masonry that falls from an 8th floor windowsill. Greta’s death is a parent’s worst nightmare, but it is Jayson Greene’s truth.

In Once ...

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New Books You May Have Missed

New Books You May Have Missed

August 11, 2020

In all the Coronavirus chaos over the past few months, staying up-to-date on new books has understandably not made many people's to-do list. And while it's likely you still heard about new releases by heavy-hitters like Patterson, Baldacci, and Co...

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Which of the Little Women is the Best?

Which of the Little Women is the Best?

July 28, 2020

One of my favorite past times is to watch movies. Last year was a pretty great year for movies, in 2019 I saw 75 movies in the theater. Recently, movies have been wonderful at exploring the plight and representation of women, 2019 films in particu...

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Fair Play

Fair Play

July 14, 2020

Who says adulting can’t be fun? Eve Rodsky transforms the daily drudgery of parenting and domestic responsibilities into a playful game of life. Spoiler: You absolutely do not need to have children to read this title. Pet parents and anyone cohabi...

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Books for Fellow Murderinos and True Crime Lovers

Books for Fellow Murderinos and True Crime Lovers

June 30, 2020

Last month I expressed my disappointment in Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered written by My Favorite Murder hosts Georgia Hardstark and Karen Kilgariff.  My main issue with that book was that it wasn’t an extension of the podcast, but more of a m...

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Hello Summer

Hello Summer

June 16, 2020

Summer has so many amazing things to look forward to—warm weather, food on the grill, time outdoors, and new beach reads. For me, the best beach reads are set in sunny locales with family drama, a little romance, and a dash of mystery. There is no...

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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

June 9, 2020

Sometimes a book reads like a new friend. You meet for coffee and connect over a conversation that spans hours. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb reads as such. A former television writer, Gottlieb (we’ll just call her Lori), write...

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