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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – July Edition

I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment. Not for review, but because I’ve been wanting to read them or they caught my attention. Most of them have been talked about ad nauseam or have been on my to-read list for a long time so they don’t really need…
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Books to Movie: Tracks Movie Debut Today

A few months ago, I reviewed the book TRACKS by Robyn Davidson.  Now that book is a movie, debuting in the US today! To see my review of the book, TRACKS, click HERE.  TRACKS is the inspiring true story of an incredible adventure across the Australian desert from the producers of The King’s Speech. Starring Mia…
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Book Review: Tracks By Robyn Davidson

TRACKS One Woman’s Journey Across 1,700 Miles of Australian Outback By: Robyn Davidson Published: May 30, 2995 Publisher: Vintage Non-Fiction, Memoir US Movie Release: September 19, 2014 If you read and loved WILD by Cheryl Strayed, you will like TRACKS too.  Both books share a woman who impulsively decides to take on a thousand-plus mile…
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The Fault In Our Stars Movie

Back in October, I finally had the opportunity to read THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green.  Three months later I am still thinking about the characters and the lessons learned from two teenagers.  Check out the link to my review, HERE. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS is one of several books coming out…
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Read Divergent By Veronica Roth Together Before the Movie

DIVERGENT By: Veronica Roth Published:  February 28, 2012 Fiction I’ve been wanting to check out this series and our son is already on the second book, INSURGENT.  So, if I am going to take him to the movie version of DIVERGENT, I certainly need to read the book first. BOOK-ALICIOUS MAMA is offering a read-along on…
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Review: The Lovely Bones Movie

Last night I was finally able to see the movie The Lovely Bones.  I posted a review of the book The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold here.  This is not the type of movie that I can say was a “great” movie because of the subject matter.  This is a very disturbing story and was…
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Review: Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Alice Howland is proud of the life she worked so hard to build. At fifty years old, she’s a cognitive psychology professor at Harvard and a world-renowned expert in linguistics with a successful husband and three grown children. When she becomes increasingly disoriented and forgetful, a tragic diagnosis changes her life – and her relationship…
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My Sister’s Keeper Movie Review

I have been anxiously awaiting the debut of “My Sister’s Keeper”, the movie based of the novel by the same name by Jodi Picoult. I LOVED the book and couldn’t wait to see the movie. My friend, Tammy, and I planned to see it on opening night. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed. I would suppose…
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Review: The Shack by William P Young

Mackenzie Allen Phillips’s youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in the midst of his Great Sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to…
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The Secret Life of Bees

I read this book quite awhile ago and truly enjoyed the book. Then on Friday, I went to the movie. WOW! If you loved the book, you will truly love the movie. Usually my typical line is “The book is always better than the movie”, but this time I think both were equally fabulous. The…
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