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WHAT TO EAT WHEN


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What to Eat When

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January 22, 2019

What to Eat When isn’t the type of book I usually crave, but I’m glad it landed on my plate — no pun intended.

Two doctors approaching food and not only telling us what to eat, but focusing on the timing and how to fuel our bodies properly with the…


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Review: The Water Cure

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January 17, 2019

Sophie Mackintosh’s newest novel, which was published just last week, has had the book community abuzz for months. Readers like me, who adore feminist dystopias, couldn’t wait for this story. It’s been called an irresistible combination of The Handmaid’s Tale and The Virgin Suicides

It revolves around a trio of…


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Review: On the Same Page

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January 16, 2019

Story: Joanna Howes is called to return home to Martha’s Vineyard to play nurse for her injured uncle. A set back during recovery has Joanna facing months of care taking instead of weeks, and turns her entire world upside down. With a relationship in her adopted city of New…

The Hollow Middle


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Review: The Hollow Middle

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January 16, 2019

The Hollow Middle is a deep, character-driven novel that is masterfully crafted. I received a copy of the book from Unsolicited Press, in exchange for an honest review. Debut novelist (but no stranger to the world of print) Popielaski brings his protagonist Albert Lesiak to life in this meticulous story….


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Review: Once a Midwife

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January 4, 2019

Midwifery. Such an exciting, dramatic profession! I’ve been interested in it since watching the PBS show Call the Midwife. It’s so dramatic in all the right ways! The stories about moms, babies, and families all tug really hard at my heartstrings. So, I thought a book featuring a Midwife…


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Review: Atlas of WWII

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December 7, 2018

Today, on the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, I have an excellent resource for those of us interested in learning more about WWII. I recently reviewed National Geographic’s Visual Atlas of the World, and while the topic of the Atlas of WWII is more focused, the breadth…


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Review: A Dangerous Duet

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December 4, 2018

Looking for a book with a little bit of everything? Add this one to your list!

The main character of A Dangerous Duet, Nell, is a pretty badass woman for Victorian times. We meet her when she’s masquerading as a man playing piano at a music hall in order to…


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Review: A Spark of Light

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November 29, 2018

Last year, after over a decade of ignoring Jodi Picoult’s novels — discounting them as romance-y chick lit based on one that I read in college — I picked up Small Great Things. It blew me away. When I heard she had a new novel coming out this year,…


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Review: Space Atlas

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November 23, 2018

If space interests you at all, even a little, this book is a must-have. This beautiful collection of photographs and illustrations of our solar system and beyond combined with a mountain of information and facts is a perfect addition to any coffee table.

Featuring a foreword by Buzz Aldrin, Space…


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Review: The Allies

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November 20, 2018

Story: The Allies by Winston Groom looks at the lives of the leaders of the three largest Allied forces of WWII. The opening chapters follow Winston Churchill’s rise through military and political ranks. Joseph Stalin is introduced as a bank robber in the next chapter which leads into his…

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