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Book Review: The Immortal Gene

By on July 20, 2018

I was irritated because the nurse called us back to the examining room as soon as we walked in the door. Once we were settled and she left the…

The Immortal Gene Book Cover The Immortal Gene
Jonas Saul
Vesuvian Books
July 17, 2018

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Literary Debate: Does Listening to Audiobooks Count as Reading?

By on July 10, 2018

Does listening to an audiobook count as reading?
It’s a question that has led to many a heated debate in the literary world. Can you say that you’ve “read” a…

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Book Review: The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers (And Their Muses)

By on June 28, 2018

Yes, I know what you’re thinking. That is one long title. But it is fittingly so since this story centers around a group of retired wordsmiths. The Bar Harbor…

The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Writers (And Their Muses) Book Cover The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Writers (And Their Muses)
Terri-Lynne DeFino
Harper Collins
6/12/18

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Review: The Last Ballad

By on June 13, 2018

The Last Ballad is the most recent book by author Wiley Cash. I was immediately drawn to the premise of this book because it was based on actual events…

The Last Ballad Book Cover The Last Ballad
Wiley Cash
HaperCollins
October 3, 2017

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Memoirs Better Than Fiction: True Stories Impossible to Put Down

By on May 30, 2018

Truth is Stranger than Fiction
This saying couldn’t be more true when talking about memoirs. A good memoir can easily rival the best fiction novel for one reason: it actually…