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One That Got Away


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Review: The One That Got Away

By on 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 making ends meet. To add insult to injury, Jimmy shames Abbey into returning the one luxury item in her otherwise…

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Review Roundup

By on June 13, 2017

As I noted in my last Review Roundup, 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. Because my last post was such a hit, I’ve decided to start doing a…

Weird in a World That's Not


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Review: Weird in a World That’s Not by Jennifer Romolini

By on June 12, 2017

Why: There are two mottos that I live by; “Simple things amuse simple people” and “What fun would the world be if everyone were normal?” Sure The Golden Rule comes into play occasionally and other bits of wisdom are thrown in, but those two sum me up pretty well….

My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward


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Review: My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward

By on June 9, 2017

I’ve been devouring memoirs lately, and I’m really glad that My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward was one of them.

It’s pretty easy to figure out what this one’s about from the title, but on the inside, this is not a straightforward and ordinary book. Yes, the author’s wife…

Life on the Edge


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Review – Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

By on May 18, 2017

Listen up, science lovers. This one’s for you!

This book is pretty dang awesome. It talks about REALLY complicated scientific ideas, but makes them understandable. Yes, sometimes I still felt in above my head, but the things I learned from this book about particles and just the way the world…

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Review: American Gods by Neil Gaiman (and Coloring Book!)

By on May 17, 2017

Wow, what a story! First of all, I’d like to thank TLC Book Tours and HarperCollins for the copy of this book in exchange for a fair review.

This was my second experience with Neil Gaiman. However, my first experience wasn’t finished (oops) – my husband and I were listening…

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Review: All That is Solid Melts into Air by Carole Giangrande

By on May 17, 2017

Why: To be frank, I don’t exactly know why I decided to read All That is Solid Melts into Air. The title caught my eye, I read the book jacket, and despite not normally reading contemporary fiction, it got my attention. Perhaps it was the brooding setting of a…

Rich and Pretty FInal


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Book Review: Rich and Pretty

By on 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 York City prep school. Her parents have scrimped and sacrificed to send her there, while Sarah’s family – her dad…

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Review: The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo

By on May 9, 2017

Amy Schumer is labeled a “sex comic” because she writes jokes that discuss sexual activity which, apparently, sets her apart from her male counterparts who frequently talk about sex. Like any woman in the spotlight, she’s had her fair share of criticism and praise. Personally, I enjoy Schumer’s comedy…

Color of Our Sky


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Review: The Color of Our Sky

By on May 8, 2017

Mukta, a girl from a small Indian village, is brought to Mumbai to live with Tara’s family in order to avoid her fate of becoming a temple prostitute. Mukta and Tara form a friendship and Mukta seems to be out of danger. But, she is kidnapped from their home…

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