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Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut – A Book Review

I’ve always loved classics, but I gravitate more toward 19th century British lit, and authors like Vonnegut often have been relegated to the “I know I should read it and I’ll get to it eventually” pile. We all have one … Continue reading

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Reading Challenge Update – #52Books52Weeks

I’ve been doing a much better job this month at actually getting some books checked off my list, so I thought I’d take a bit of a break in my review writing to do a little checkup on my 52 … Continue reading

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Anxious People by Fredrik Backman – A Book Review

If you could sum this book up in one line, it would probably be: Idiots are people too. As usual, Backman presents us with startling truths in a way that also brings a smile to our faces. His writing is … Continue reading

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The Code of the Hills: An Ozarks Mystery by Nancy Allen- Book Review

*Trigger Warning: This book review contains talk of very difficult subject matters that might be upsetting for some readers. I’m also going to say some potentially controversial things about religion, so reader beware.* If ever there were a person qualified … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – March 17, 2021 #bookishmemes #wwwwednesday

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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The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson – Book Review

I have yet to do an update for my reading challenge, which is on my To-Do list, but my To-Do list is about a mile long so some things have gotten pushed aside. That being said, I have managed to … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow – Book Review

I’ve seen a lot of buzz about this book, which is what led me to it as a choice. I’m certainly glad I picked it up, because there’s a lot to appreciate, especially for my reading tastes. As a reader, … Continue reading

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The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires – Book Review

Well, that was different. Refreshingly different in a lot of ways. One of our book club members chose SBCGSV (because this title is a mouthful, so I’ve made it sound like a 90’s boy band) for our January reading selection. … Continue reading

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WWW Wednesday – January 20, 2021 #bookishmemes #wwwwednesday

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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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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