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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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Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin

My anti-reading sister picked up “Something Borrowed” from the library saying that if she liked romantic comedy movies, she thought she could get herself to read a romantic comedy book. On a rainy day, I stole the book from her … Continue reading

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Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual by Michael Pollan, Illustrated by Maira Kalman

I found this book on the library shelf when I was picking up Good Girls Don’t Get Fat. I then moseyed over to the new nonfiction shelf and found a second, illustrated edition with paintings by Maira Kalman. It was … Continue reading

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Good Girls Don’t Get Fat by Dr. Robyn J.A. Silverman, PhD

I picked up this book because I heard that it was “groundbreaking” in terms of addressing the weight issues of today and how society’s view of weight can psychologically affect children, especially girls, from a very young age. Written by … Continue reading

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