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Review: The Underground Railroad

By on January 23, 2018

Story: Colson Whitehead delivers the odyssey of Cora, a third generation slave working on a plantation in the heart of Georgia. A stray abandoned by her mother – a “successful” runaway, Cora fights and scrapes to make her way in the world. When an unexpected invitation to escape the…

Book Review: Family Tree by Susan Wiggs


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Review: Family Tree

By on January 11, 2018

Family Tree is a lighter, girlier book than I usually go for, but I’m glad I picked this one up! There were a lot of feelings and relationships that were deep and well developed, and I really fell in love with the main character and wanted her to succeed.

The…

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Review: Just Sit

By on January 9, 2018

The timing couldn’t have been more perfect to receive a TLC Book Tour book about meditation. It’s the start of a new year and with that comes resolutions, if you’re the type of person who makes resolutions. I have a few things swirling around in my brain, but nothing…

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Review: Sourdough

By on January 3, 2018

This is one heck of a unique novel. Centered around food and baking, it’s also a bit futuristic and strangely magical.

Our main character is Lois, a young, gifted software programmer who has just moved to California to work at a company that programs robotic arms to do various jobs….


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Review: The Trick + Giveaway!

By on December 11, 2017

If you’re looking for something lovely and heartwarming to read over the holiday, this one might just been a good bet. Plus, we’re giving away a copy! Read through to learn how to win!
Synopsis
In 1934, a rabbi’s son in Prague joins a traveling circus, becomes a magician, and rises…


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Review: The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

By on November 20, 2017

Why: My husband and I recently watched the movie The Prestige which rekindled my love for the mysterious and alluring world of illusions and magic. (I won’t make this a movie review, but I do highly recommend it!) In my mind at least, there is a conflicting set of perceptions surrounding…


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Review: It Takes Two — Our Story

By on November 17, 2017

As anyone who follows my Goodreads can quickly note, I’m a sucker for author-read celebrity memoir(ish) audiobooks. My latest choice was It Takes Two: Our Story, by Jonathan and Drew Scott.

One of my guilty pleasures is watching HGTV when I’m visiting my family at home in Minnesota. I haven’t…


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Review: Hiddensee

By on November 11, 2017

Hiddensee: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker is by Gregory Maguire, the author of Wicked. I’ve not read Wicked (although I’ve wanted to), so I was definitely looking forward to this one!

About Hiddensee
• Hardcover: 304 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (October 31, 2017)

From the author of the beloved #1…


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Review: Daily Kindess

By on November 8, 2017

Why: Honestly, I start feeling depressed when I dig into current events in the United States and around the world. From natural disasters to man-made Twitter storms, there is just so much negativity that I start to feel tired and heavy. When Daily Kindness (a National Geographic book) came…

WE NEED TO TALK


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Review: We Need to Talk

By on November 3, 2017

We Need to Talk by Celeste Headlee was so incredibly timely for me as I just started a fully remote job that requires me to communicate with coworkers and clients through digital channels.

I’ve always been an early adopter of new technology. It all excites me. I had never thought negatively…

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