Early Sunday Morning


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Review: Dear America – Early Sunday Morning

By on February 24, 2016

Why: This is the second book that I requested from my library after Joli posted her books from the 1990s article. I was just going…

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Book and Drink Pairings


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Living Life Bookishly

Book and Drink Pairings: Sipping Your Way Through the Pages

By on February 23, 2016

I recently celebrated one of my favorite holidays (National Drink Wine Day) by sitting down with a glass of cabernet and reading a book….

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Knitting


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Knitting in Literature

By on February 22, 2016

I am a knitting addict. There is yarn in nearly every room in my apartment. My cats adore yarn (my lil one, Pyrite, has…

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A City Tossed and Broken


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Review: Dear America – A City Tossed and Broken

By on February 22, 2016

Why: This book choice was a direct byproduct of Joli’s post on books from the 1990s. I couldn’t help but search my library’s catalog…

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Sunday Brunch Roundup


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Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

By on February 21, 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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Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down


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Review: Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down by Rosecrans Baldwin

By on February 20, 2016

This book is non-fiction, a travelogue written by Rosecrans Baldwin about his experiences as an American ex-pat in Paris. He’s a self-described Francophile, and…

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All the Light We Cannot See


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Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

By on February 19, 2016

Magic. Pure magic.

This book…I’m almost at a loss for words! If you haven’t yet read All the Light We Cannot See, it’s imperative that…

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How Do I Begin


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Review: How Do I Begin? A Hmong American Literary Anthology

By on February 15, 2016

This is two-for-one review for two books I read simultaneously: How Do I Begin? A Hmong American Literary Anthology, as well as the short…

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Girl of the 90s


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Girl of the ’90s? Let’s take a bookish walk down memory lane.

By on February 15, 2016

Were you a preadolescent girl of the 90s with an obsession for Lip Smackers, Skip-its, doodling in class and, of course, books? If so,…

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