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Home Before Dark – Book Review

If you just read my review for The Garden of Burning Sand this review is going to feel very different. Honestly, if I read books simultaneously, which is often do, I like for them to feel completely different so they … Continue reading

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The Garden of Burning Sand – Book Review

Life is a broken thing. It’s what we do with the pieces that defines us. – Corban Addison *Trigger warning: This novel and this review deal with serious issues that may be extremely distressing to some readers, so please be … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – January 13, 2021

What a crazy start to the new year. I have gotten back to posting and actually have two reviews to post in the next couple of days, and I’m as encouraged about my own pursuits as I seem to be … Continue reading

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In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado – Book Review

I feel like this is going to be a difficult review for me. On one hand, I’m not sure what to say about this book. On the other, I don’t think I can adequately review such a deeply personal subject … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – December 2, 2020

My apologies for my more than brief hiatus. This has been such a weird year fraught with unexpected hurdles. Henry and I are quarantined at home now after he got exposed at his preschool to Covid, and even before that … Continue reading

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Cold Storage by David Koepp – Book Review

While his name might not immediately ring any bells for a lot of readers, odds are every single person who reads this review has encountered the work of David Koepp at some point in the past thirty-plus years. Koepp is … Continue reading

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris – Book Review

“You will honor them by staying alive, surviving this place and telling the world what happened here.” –Heather Morris There are certain periods in history that fill me with an absolute all encompassing blind rage. It should come as no … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – Oct 21, 2020

Here’s my second edition of this weekly series of posts from Sam at Taking on a World of Words. Check out her blog if you haven’t, as she shares some fabulous content. In this series, each blogger answers the 3 … Continue reading

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Becoming

There is power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice. And there’s grace in being willing to know and hear others. – Michelle Obama, Becoming I first picked up … Continue reading

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The Dutch House

There are a few times in life when you leap up and the past that you’d been standing on falls away behind you, and the future you mean to land on is not yet in place, and for a moment … Continue reading

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