Tag Archives: LibGirlBooks

The Future is Yours by Dan Frey – a Book Review

I’ll start my review by saying this book is perfect for the “Book About Technology” category for the 52 book reading challenge. (#45) It’s not only about technology, as technological achievement is the driving force of the plot, but it’s … Continue reading

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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig – a Book Review

For the #3 spot on the 52 book reading challenge, the selection is “Goodreads winner in 2020.” The top spot for favorite fiction selection was The Midnight Library: A Novel by Matt Haig. This is the first Haig novel I’ve … Continue reading

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March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell – a Book Review

The first volume of this three part set of graphic novels was released in 2013. The second and third volumes came later in 2015 and 2016, respectively. The synopsis for book three of the series states that the aim of … Continue reading

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Faye, Faraway by Helen Fisher – a Book Review

Faye, Faraway is the debut novel by British author, Helen Fisher. It’s a relatively short read at just under 300 pages, and I managed to read it in about three sittings before bed. This is low fantasy, and it focuses … Continue reading

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The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary – a Book Review

After finishing this book, I’ve decided to count this as my summer read on my reading challenge. It has the requisite amount of light feel-good fun that I think of when considering summer reads, and there was even a beach … 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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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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