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Book Review: Save Me the Plums By Ruth Reichl

SAVE ME THE PLUMS By: Ruth Reichl Published: April 2, 2019 Publisher: Random House Non-Fiction/Memoir I wish this memoir of Reichl’s time at Gourmet magazine would have come out before her book, MY KITCHEN YEAR. I think I would have been more sympathetic and understanding of her deep sadness and regrets about the loss of…
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Book Review: I Ain’t Doin’ It By Heather Land

I AIN’T DOIN’ IT Unfiltered Thoughts from A Sarcastic Southern Sweetheart By: Heather Land Published: May 7, 2019 Publisher: Howard Books Non-Fiction I hadn’t heard of Heather Land until I was offered a copy of her book. So, I started following her on social media. The short videos that she posts on Instagram and Facebook…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – June 2019 Edition

I’ve returned from two trips, one to Minnesota and the other to Florida. I haven’t done a lot of reading since I was busy with graduation and preparing for these trips. But I do have a —– to tell you about. I’m trying to read more books that I choose for my own reading enjoyment.…
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Children’s Book Review: Taking Cover By Nioucha Homayoonfar

TAKING COVER One Girl’s Story of Growing Up During the Iranian Revolution By: Nioucha Homayoonfar Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction/Memoir – Middle Grade Readers This timely memoir, chronicles the author’s childhood growing up before and after the Iranian Revolution. What started as a happy, loving childhood soon turned into a…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – March 2019 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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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – February 2019 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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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – November/December 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…
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Books that Came My Way in October 2018

  This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life.   Marching band and cross country (HS and college) have ended. The musical just finished this last weekend. “Catch Me If You…
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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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Quick Lit: Mini Review of Some Recent Reads – April 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…
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Seven Sundays: A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change


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