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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – November 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 – September 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 in August 2017

As summer is ending, I’m looking back on my last three months and can’t believe what a whirlwind it was. What I had planned to be a relaxing summer full of reading and family time turned into an overwhelming summer with the loss of my dear friend and librarian. After spending many days working at…
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Books that Arrived in July 2017

Boy, where did July go? It certainly flew by for me and I’m betting for a lot of you too. I took our daughter school shopping this week and I can’t even believe we are starting school in less than three weeks. I WANT MORE SUMMER!!! I’ve been really busy at the library this last…
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Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – July Edition

I’ve read a number of books over the last few months that were 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 so they don’t really need a full review. But, I’d still like…
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Children’s Book Week – I Will Always Write Back by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.  Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!  The 98th anniversary of Children’s…
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Book Review: Bedlam’s Door by Mark Rubinstein, MD

BEDLAM’S DOOR True Tales of Madness and Hope By: Mark Rubinstein Published: September 1, 2016 Publisher: Thunder Lake Press Non-Fiction/Medical Memoir I often find medical non-fiction interesting and really enjoy reading true stories of medical anomalies or stories where patients overcame medical struggles. In BEDLAM’S DOOR, stories of mental illness are told through the eyes…
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Books that Came My Way in October 2016

I recently wrote about my reading struggles (HERE). I’ve been in a bit of a slump and haven’t been that excited about reading. But, it’s a new month and I’m planning to actually schedule reading into my day to see if that helps me work in more reading. I read 8 books last month, 4…
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Books That Came My Way in August 2016

Where did August go? I feel like every night for the past month, I fell into bed and wondered where the day had gone. Most nights I went to bed feeling frustrated because I didn’t get the things done that I wanted to accomplish that day. These same thoughts go along with my reading as…
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Book Review: A Father’s Betrayal by Gabriella Gillespie #Blogival

 A FATHER’S BETRAYAL A True Story By: Gabriella Gillespie Published: July 25, 2014 Publisher: Clink Street Publishing Memoir I’m bringing you this book today as part of Clink Street Publishing Blogival 2016. This week I will be sharing other books with you as part of this tour of Clink Street Publishing books. Gabriella and her sisters…
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