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Living Life Bookishly

Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

By on February 21, 2016

Welcome to the Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup. While you sip your Sunday morning coffee, you can see what we’ve added to our “To Be Read” lists this past week (Sun 14 Feb – Sat 20 Feb). Discover all of the various places we get our reading recommendations. Have you read any of…

Paris, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down


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Review: Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down by Rosecrans Baldwin

By on February 20, 2016

This book is non-fiction, a travelogue written by Rosecrans Baldwin about his experiences as an American ex-pat in Paris. He’s a self-described Francophile, and…

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Review: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

By on February 19, 2016

Magic. Pure magic.

This book…I’m almost at a loss for words! If you haven’t yet read All the Light We Cannot See, it’s imperative that…

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How Do I Begin


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Review: How Do I Begin? A Hmong American Literary Anthology

By on February 15, 2016

This is two-for-one review for two books I read simultaneously: How Do I Begin? A Hmong American Literary Anthology, as well as the short…

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Book Lists

Girl of the ’90s? Let’s take a bookish walk down memory lane.

By on February 15, 2016

Were you a preadolescent girl of the 90s with an obsession for Lip Smackers, Skip-its, doodling in class and, of course, books? If so,…

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Literary Crushes: The Characters You Can't Help but Love


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Literary Crushes: The Characters You Can’t Help but Love

By on February 14, 2016

Here it is: the Valentine’s Day Edition of Literary Quicksand. I’m not really a Valentine’s Day kind of gal. I definitely don’t need an…

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman


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Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane

By on February 11, 2016

There are some books that should just be read aloud. That’s how we’re meant to hear stories — it’s etched into our linguistic history…

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Reading Challenge: I Dare You

By on February 10, 2016

You can always count on libraries to challenge their patrons. The Cincinnati Public Library put together this awesome infographic book challenge for 2016 and…

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Geek Love by Katherine Dunn


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Review: Geek Love

By on February 10, 2016

What have I been doing with my life?! Why did I wait so long to read this book?! I have been aware of the…

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On Writing & Blogging

Grammar Rant: Super Bowl Edition

By on February 10, 2016

In loving memory of the 2015 NFL football season, this Grammar Rant focuses on the epic battle of America’s biggest game. No, I don’t…

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