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Review: The One That Got Away

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June 21, 2017

In Leigh Himes’ The One That Got Away, Abbey Lahey is an overworked, overwhelmed mother of two. She and her husband, Jimmy, are at each other’s throats and barely…

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Book Review: Rich and Pretty

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May 11, 2017

In his debut novel, Rich and Pretty, Rumaan Alam presents a curious exploration of life-long friendship. Lauren Brooks meets Sarah Thomas when they’re both eleven. It’s Lauren’s first day at a fancy New…

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Audiobook Review: The Hate U Give

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April 10, 2017

There’s considerable buzz around Angie Thomas’s debut young adult novel, The Hate U Give. The Times (UK) reviewer says that it could very well be the YA book of the decade, and…

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Dual Review: Two by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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April 4, 2017

I had a good case of the February blahs, and I needed some sunny reading with snappy prose and compelling plots. Enter Taylor Jenkins Reid, recommended by Anne Bogel…

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Book Review: Wishful Drinking

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March 16, 2017

After Carrie Fisher died in December, I read many tributes to her witty and affecting literary voice. It seemed a shame that I’d never explored her work, so I…