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About libgirlbooks

I'm a law librarian from the state of Missouri and a graduate of Missouri State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia. My real passion is in fiction, which is why I started my blog to share my thoughts with other bibliophiles. I live with my husband and two wonderful children and a collection of furry feline companions.

Reading Challenge Update Apr 2021 – #52Books52 Weeks #readingchallenge

I’ve made quite a lot of progress on my 52 books reading challenge, hosted by Rachael over at The Booklist Queen. In April and this first week of May I’ve been able to successfully catch up so that I’m no … Continue reading

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The Willow Wren by Philipp Schott – a Book Review

Philipp Schott is a small animal vet and the author of two prior books, The Accidental Veterinarian: Tales from a Pet Practice and How to Examine a Wolverine: More Tales from the Accidental Veterinarian. This is his first novel, and … Continue reading

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Stop Living on Autopilot by Antonio Neves – a Book Review

“It’s time to direct your energy to the things you love, the things that allow you to thrive, and the things that make you human and allow you to feel what it means to live a life on purpose.” It … Continue reading

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Supporting Local artists – #theride #indiefilm

This is something a bit different for my blog, but I want to take a moment to support a friend of mine and his creative endeavors. Elliott is someone I know personally and I’ve always admired his talent, passion, and … Continue reading

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Celebration of Milestones!

Today is a day that brought a fabulous surprise! I finally hit 100 Followers! And on the very same day I surpassed 500 Likes. So thank you, dear readers, for taking the time to share some love for my little … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – April 28, 2021 – #wwwwednesday #bookishmemes

Welcome to a new week of WWW Wednesday. This is a meme now hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. In it, we answer three questions and leave a link in the comments sharing our own posts … Continue reading

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Walking With Ghosts: A Memoir by Gabriel Byrne – Book Review

“Here I stand now, a man longing to see as a child again, when every smell and sound and sight was a marvel.” -Gabriel Byrne Gabriel Byrne is possibly not a household name to you. Perhaps you looked at the … Continue reading

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab – A Book Review

“Three words, large enough to tip the world. I remember you.” –V.E. Schwab, Invisible Life of Addie LaRue V.E. Schwab, who has also published under Victoria Schwab, is a very busy author. In the past decade, she has gifted the … Continue reading

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The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty – A Book Review

Liane Moriarty is one of those novelists whose work I eagerly anticipate. Her characters are always refreshingly human, quirky, and endearingly flawed. The plots of her books are unique, and each one is typically infused with a great mix of … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – April 21, 2021 – #wwwwednesday #bookishmemes

Welcome to a new week of WWW Wednesday. This is a meme now hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. In it, we answer three questions and leave a link in the comments sharing our own posts … Continue reading

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