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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #weeklyrecap

January 21 Last Week: Take a look at 9️⃣ posts from last week… I posted 4️⃣ book reviews… True Places | The Dreamers | The Songbird | Mourning Dove Did you see the Discussion Post about dust jackets vs. “naked” books? Some great conversation… I finished 5️⃣ books last week … Reviews will be posted […]

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Book Review | Mourning Dove by Claire Fullerton #bookreview #mourningdove #southernfiction

Genre: Fiction, Southern fiction Published: June 29, 2018 Pages: 234 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: This book took my breath away with its beautiful and emotional story of a family living in Memphis, TN in the early 70s. Millie and her older brother Finley are inseparable and she adores him. On the second page we’re told something […]

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Discussion Post: Dust Jackets or Naked Books? #letsdiscuss2019 #thoughtfulthursday

Literary critic Michelle Dean wrote an article in 2013 for Flavorwire where she confessed, “Every hardcover that comes into my possession is desecrated, almost immediately, insofar as I automatically remove the dust jacket and often transport it directly to the trash.”  Okay does that statement stress anyone else out?! I have been known to peek under a […]

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Book Review | The Songbird by Marcia Willets #bookreview #thesongbird #britishlit

Genre: British Lit, Fiction Published: December 4, 2018 Pages:320 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: I loved this sweet and heartwarming “slice of life” story and was completely invested in the lives of the characters. Filled with lovely British euphemisms and descriptions of a scenic and wild part of England called Brockscombe near Devon. (I looked it up […]

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #weeklyrecap #icymi

Last Week: Check out 6️⃣ posts from last week… What I Read: I finished 3 books and they were all different and lovely. I’m continuing to read at least one nonfiction book each week. 🍊The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker – very unique and thought provoking… First Lines | Review 🍊The Songbird by Marcia Willetts […]

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Book Review | I’ll Be There For You: The One About Friends by Kelsey Miller #bookreview #friendstv

Genre: Nonfiction, Pop Culture Published: October 23, 2018 Pages: 304 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: How you doin’? Marcel, did you poo in the shoe? PIVOT! PIVOT! Chanandler Bong Princess Consuela Banana Hammock I graduated in the early 90s so in 1994 when the show premiered I was already in the working world. From what I can […]

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First Line Fridays: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker #firstlines #thedreamers

Today’s First Lines comes from The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker which releases January 15, 2019. (Look for my 🍊🍊🍊🍊 review next week!) First Lines: At first, they blame the air. It’s an old idea, a poison in the ether, a danger carried in by the wind. A strange haze is seen drifting through town […]

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