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 parti...

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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 coha...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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), wri...

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Just One Damned Thing After Another

Just One Damned Thing After Another

June 2, 2020

I only need three words to sell you on this one: Time Traveling Historians.

What's not to love, right?!

But for propriety's sake, here's a general synopsis:

The historians of St. Mary's Institute of Historical Research time travel. But never m...

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Stuff I Nag My Husband to Read

Stuff I Nag My Husband to Read

May 26, 2020

As a librarian, I sometimes have the annoying habit of giving my loved ones endless unsolicited book recommendations.  This is completely hypocritical of me because in reality, in a good month, I might read one book myself. That said, I find grea...

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Evvie Drake Starts Over

Evvie Drake Starts Over

May 19, 2020

What do you do when the book you love ends too quickly? It’s the predictable dilemma that accompanies every good book and the nemesis of every reader. I didn’t expect to love Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes, it was a happy accident tha...

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The Alchemist

The Alchemist

May 12, 2020

This is one of my all-time favorite books. I come back to it at least once a year when I am feeling depressed or unmotivated and it never fails to sweep me back up into a positive attitude.

When I first picked it up at the behest of a friend, I ...

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