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Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

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August 7, 2019

Well, it finally happened: After months of waiting on the library list for Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, my number came up. Yep, this best-selling hyped up literary fiction read was finally in my hands. Huzzah! Here’s what I thought about it.
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Book Review: Becoming Superman

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August 1, 2019

I tend to stick with fiction, but it’s always refreshing and satisfying when I throw a non-fiction read into the mix.

Becoming Superman was right up my alley: reading & superheroes. This book goes beyond the incredible things J. Michael Straczynski wrote such as Babylon 5, Thor, Sense8 and more….


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Book Review: When We Believed in Mermaids

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July 18, 2019

Your life has been plagued with loss. The instant you start to feel better again, your heart clenches at the thought of what sadness lies in wait for you just around the corner. Kit Bianci has lived her whole life this way, losing family and friends and safe places…


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Review: Side by Side

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July 2, 2019

Side by Side is first and foremost a story about loss and how it can completely fracture a human being. It takes a life and turns it into something completely different than what it was before. It’s never the same, but eventually, you find beauty in the broken bits.

While…


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Review: The Cutting Room

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June 26, 2019

When it comes to art, it is often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. To some, a particular work of art is genius. A masterpiece. To others, it barely qualifies as art.

Artists often push the boundaries, balancing delicately on the line between avant garde and…


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Review: One Minute Later

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June 19, 2019

One Minute Later shows just how fragile life is and how everything can change in an instant. Vivienne is living the fast-paced life of a modern 27-year-old when a heart conditions brings everything to a screeching halt.

Susan Lewis is known for taking readers on an emotional roller coaster and…

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Review: The Islanders

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June 14, 2019

I was attracted to Meg Mitchell Moore’s The Islanders because it seemed like a light, beach-y read—perfect for summer and getting me out of my reading slump. It follows three main characters on Block Island, an island off the East Coast. Joy, the owner of a cafe specializing in…


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Review: Realm by Alexandrea Weis

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June 10, 2019

When her homeland is conquered by the mighty Alexander the Great, Roxana—the daughter of a mere chieftain—is torn from her simple life and thrown into a world of war and intrigue.

Terrified, the sixteen-year-old girl of renowned beauty is brought before the greatest ruler the world has ever known. Her…


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Review: Resistance Women

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May 31, 2019

Story: Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini is a story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. More specifically, this is a work of fiction based on the real life of Mildred Fish Harnack, her husband Arvid, and the work that they, and their group of friends, did to subvert the Nazi…


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Review: The Desert Sky Before Us

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May 29, 2019

I think a good word to describe this book is “unusual” – in a good way!

Two sisters, one fresh out of jail for setting a fire in a library (Billie) and one former NASCAR driver (Rhiannon), are grieving their mother. A famous paleontologist studying stegosaurus plates, their mother was…

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