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Book to Movie Adaptations

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April 24, 2018

As a reader, I feel a mixture of excitement and horror when I hear a beloved book will be adapted for the big screen. It’s a rare occurrence when the book to movie conversion lives up to expectations, but there’s always hope. I’m encouraged by the success of TV…


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What We’re Reading This Week

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April 23, 2018

We can’t believe it’s already the end of April! Time flies when there are so many good books to read 🙂

Allison
I’m about 50 pages away from finishing The Child by Fiona Barton. I don’t read crime novels very often, but this one is turning out to be really good….


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10 Flower-Inspired Novels for Spring Reading

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April 20, 2018

From one book lover to another, there’s nothing better than curling up with a new release or an old friend from your shelf. Escaping to a different time, a different land and a different culture through the pages of a book is an exciting experience, especially when you add…


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Favorite Children’s Books (Vote in our Poll!)

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April 12, 2018

Each of us in this bookish community develops a love of reading at different times in our lives. Luckily, my parents encouraged reading from a very young age. I remember greeting my dad when he came home from work with a stack of books for him to read to…


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What We’re Reading This Week

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April 10, 2018

Here’s what we’re into this second week of April. What are you reading this week?

Allison (New LQer!)
I’m super excited to be joining the team at Literary Quicksand! Right now, I’m reading The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls. I just started it, but it’s already sucked me in. To counterbalance…


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April TBR List

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April 5, 2018

After I finish a book, deciding what to read next is often a complicated and belabored decision. I either don’t know what I’m in the mood to read or am afraid of starting a book I’ll end up abandoning. Sometimes, I get lucky and the library notifies me that…


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Top 10 Historical Fiction Novels

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March 29, 2018

Historical fiction is one of my go-to genres since it whisks you off to a bygone era or far away place. However, my fellow historical fiction fans may also have noticed there’s currently a lot of focus on World War II. While I still devour those novels, there are…


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What We’re Reading This Week

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March 26, 2018

Woah, how did we get to the last week of March already?? Here’s hoping the weather where you are is nicer than Minnesota – spring is taking its good, sweet time coming this year. I guess that means we just have more days to huddle up inside and get…


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What We’re Reading This Week

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March 5, 2018

Well, it’s March, and here we are having a snow day in Minnesota. We’re supposed to get freezing rain, then 4-6 inches of snow. It’s definitely going to be a good reading night after work! Hope this first official week of spring is nicer for everyone else!
Amber
Currently reading: In…

Turtles All the Way Down cover, In the Woods cover, The Paris Wife cover, Ready Player One cover review roundup


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Review Roundup

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February 21, 2018

It can be difficult to write a full fledged book review for every book you read. For me, writing a short Goodreads review can be just enough. Less pressure for me, more book recommendations for you! So without further ado, here’s what I’ve been reading lately.
Turtles All the Way…

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