This Is Where I Am


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This is Where I Am

By on February 28, 2017

I wanted to like this, I really did, especially because this story is regional and was published by a local publishing house, University of Minnesota Press. Zeke Caligiuri is currently serving a 34-year sentence for robbery and second-degree murder. Caligiuri grew up in South Minneapolis in the early 90s….

The PEarl That Broke Its Shell


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Review: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

By on February 23, 2017

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The Pearl That Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashimi takes place in Afghanistan and jumps between two characters, Rahima, and her great-aunt, Shekiba….

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Cookbook Review-


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Cookbook Review: One Part Plant

By on February 21, 2017

Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Harper Wave (February 21, 2017)

“This book is joyful, playful, delicious, and guess what? It will also change your life. I invite…

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Racing in the Rain


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Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain

By on February 20, 2017

The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, was my book club’s January selection. It’s told from a dog’s perspective and is…

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Lazy Sunday TBR List Roundup

By on February 19, 2017

We always call these “Lazy Sunday #TBR list Roundups” but today is even more lazy than usual. It’s just me, Becky, here and my…

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An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination


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Review: An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination

By on February 16, 2017

Before I get into my review of this lovely memoir, I have to preface this post with with some words about my own life,…

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A Window Opens


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Audiobook Review: A Window Opens

By on February 15, 2017

I heard Elisabeth Egan, author of A Window Opens, give an interview on The New York Times Book Review Podcast in the summer of 2015. She…

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The Nightingale


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Review: The Nightingale

By on February 11, 2017

I read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah for my October book club….which was awhile ago, but it was so good it still warrants a…

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Review: The Dressmaker’s Dowry by Meredith Jaeger

By on February 9, 2017

Why: I love historical fiction. That pretty much sums up my answer to why I read a majority of the books I do! However,…

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Dragon Springs Road


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Review: Dragon Springs Road

By on February 3, 2017

This book has a beautiful cover. I’m a sucker for a beautiful anything, but especially a well-designed book jacket. So after reading the description…

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