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Miss Peregine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Russell Riggs

Russell Riggs’ first novel “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” sat on my bookshelf for the past three summers. This Christmas, my older sister picked it up and read it, which of course left me very curious. I decided to … Continue reading

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Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen

I picked up Sarah Dessen’s “Lock and Key” at my neighborhood TJ Maxx, on the clearance shelf for $2. What a deal, right! And I figured that it would just be a quick, leisure read, but I was surprised that … Continue reading

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Stitches by Anne Lamott

  I first encountered Anne Lamott when a creative writing professor of mine asked the class to read Lamott’s “Bird by Bird.” I enjoyed that well enough, so when I saw “Stitches” on display at my local library I decided … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

While my younger sister was home for winter break she was flipping through channels and ended up watching Julia Roberts in “Eat, Pray, Love.” Because I heard that the book was much better than the movie rendition (obviously), I headed … Continue reading

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Why We Broke Up by David Handler, Illustrated by Maira Kalman

One afternoon, while I was browsing the shelves of the YA section of my local library, I was attracted to the look of the cover of a book written by an author I had never encountered before. When I flipped … Continue reading

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Dear John by Nicholas Sparks

Ah, Nicholas Sparks, the great romance writer of our time. I picked up Dear John because I hadn’t yet seen the movie with Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum and I wanted to read the book before doing so. I’d be … Continue reading

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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

    I read Gone Girl solely because of its popularity and it didn’t disappoint! The book tells the story of Nick and Amy Dunne, a young married couple, whose marriage seems to be going well but, of course, suffers … Continue reading

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Update!

Hi Everyone, I haven’t blogged here in a LONG time, my apologies for that. But I have been spending all of my extra time plowing through some books on my to-read list (Gone Girl, lots of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, a … Continue reading

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Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

Before my trip to Portugal this August, I picked up some books for my kindle very last minute around 1am the night before my flight. Because I had spent the summer cruising through the rest of Emily Giffin’s novels, I … Continue reading

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Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas

I picked up Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas after it was featured on my local library’s book of the week list. As soon as I began reading it, I loved it. There was so much about the plot that … Continue reading

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