Classics I will read someday.


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Book Lists Living Life Bookishly

Classics that I swear I’ll read someday. Maybe.

By on March 4, 2016

I don’t wanna toot my own horn, but I like to think that I’ve read a fair amount of classic literature. And, it’s very rare that I dislike a classic; they are obviously classics for a reason and generally loved by most who read them. However, here is a…

Grammar Rant (1)


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On Writing & Blogging

Grammar Rant: It’s Totes Perf, Bae

By on March 3, 2016

In today’s world of instant gratification and limited characters (also known as a limited attention span), it is no surprise that a pop culture…

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Joli's Midweek Mix


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Bookish Stuff & Things Living Life Bookishly

Joli’s Midweek Mix: Volume 1

By on March 2, 2016

It’s time for a new weekly post on LQ. I keep finding awesome bookish (and sometimes just cool) stuff online that I want to…

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In Winter's Kitchen by Beth Dooley


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Book Reviews

Review: In Winter’s Kitchen by Beth Dooley

By on March 1, 2016

“Do you know where you are?”
So begins Beth Dooley’s newest book, In Winter’s Kitchen, and her attempt to answer this question after she leaves…

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The Grownup


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Book Reviews

Review: The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

By on February 29, 2016

Wow. What a whirlwind this tiny little book is!

This is the first I’ve read of Gillian Flynn’s works. Yes, I know, everyone who’s anyone…

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Sunday Brunch Roundup


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Book Lists

Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

By on February 28, 2016

Welcome to the Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup. While you sip your Sunday morning coffee, you can see what we’ve added to our “To Be Read” lists this…

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Book Reviews

Review: Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbrand

By on February 27, 2016

Why: The reason I chose this book was simple and uninteresting: it was on my Amazon reading list. I had actually tried to read…

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Beloved by Toni Morrison


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Review: Beloved by Toni Morrison

By on February 26, 2016

124 was spiteful. Full of a baby’s venom.

And thus starts one of the best, yet most devastating, novels I have picked up in a…

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FINDING YOUR NEXT (1)


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Living Life Bookishly

How Our LQ Contributors Select a Title

By on February 26, 2016

Welcome to our very first LQ Chat post, where several of us will weigh in! We hope these happen often 😊

There is no shortage of…

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Bel Canto


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Review: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

By on February 25, 2016

Bel Canto is a story about love, mostly. Love, music, language, terrorism, friendship – the book definitely doesn’t fail to deliver on those themes.

Set in South…

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