Portage by Sue Leaf


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Review: Portage by Sue Leaf

By on May 6, 2016

I can’t remember exactly where I first saw this book, but the most likely place is our local bookstore, Magers and Quinn. A fairly new book, Portage was published in October 2015 by University of Minnesota Press, a publisher of local authors that I am enjoying more and more.

In…

Joli's Midweek Mix


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Joli’s Midweek Mix: Volume 7

By on May 4, 2016

Say whaaaaat? Midweek again? My, how time flies when you hold yourself to doing a Wednesday blog post 😂

What’s on my mind this week? In…

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Earbud Confidential: 5 Captivating Audiobooks

By on May 2, 2016

I’m an audiobook devotee, and here’s why:

Audiobooks are a multi-tasker’s dream.  Reading while driving, folding laundry, running, or doing dishes?  What more could a modern…

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Review: Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson

By on April 29, 2016

Furiously Happy is, in my humble opinion, something that should be read by anyone who struggles with any kind of depression, anxiety, or other…

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Getting out of a reading rut


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How to Get Out of a Reading Rut

By on April 28, 2016

Some people have constant, reliable reading habits. Their “currently reading” status rotates on a steady and regular basis, they complete books from start to…

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Joli's Midweek Mix


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Joli’s Midweek Mix: Volume 6

By on April 27, 2016

Hi! Me again, here with another Midweek Mix post. What interesting things have you found around the web lately?
Emma Watson’s Book Club

Did you know…

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The Taliban Shuffle by Kim Barker

By on April 26, 2016

Kim Barker details the behind-the-bylines reality of war-zone reporting in her memoir, The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan.  The book was…

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Sunday Brunch #TBR Roundup

By on April 24, 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…

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Shakespeare Group Chat


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Group Chat: Shakespeare! In Honor of #Shakespeare400

By on April 23, 2016

It’s kind of hard to believe that it has been 400 years since Shakespeare passed away, leaving behind the most iconic tales of the…

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How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack by Chuck Sambuchino

By on April 21, 2016

This is not your average book review. This is also not your average survival guide. This is a written plan for how to “defend yourself…

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