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Book Review: Murder in Mississippi by John Safran

Where have you been all my life, true crime genre? Murder in Mississippi is my first foray into the category and I’m smitten.

I always imagined true crime narratives espoused from the point of view of an expert, serious criminologist schooled in the science and art of detection. 668 more words

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Book Review: Gracefully Grayson

Grayson is a sensitive kid, orphaned as a baby and living with his aunt, uncle and their two children. Grayson is an artist. He loves thrift stores. 513 more words

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Reviewing "Ebola" - and can we just admit that we don't have a handle on this?

I read Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen. There is hardly a more current book on the matter and I am getting so many questions from friends and family that I figured I might as well inform myself a little more. 614 more words

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Ten Places Books Make Me Wanderlust For

I realise that is the most awkward sentence but… YOLO. Today with Top Ten Tuesday we discuss places books have  made us want to visit, whether fictional or real. 459 more words

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Book Review: Confessions by Kanae Minato [J-horror]

Her pupils killed her daughter. Now, she will have her revenge.

I have a lot of feelings about this book, so I apologise in advance for a rambling review. 595 more words

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Ms. Mirabile On Bookishness & Elizabeth Savage's The Last Night at The Ritz

I am too bookish.

I came out of the womb and started reading.

No, you could not read Edward Lear’s alphabet books too often.

My mother got stuck reading a book called… 1,018 more words

Ten Books That Were Hard To Read

Today with Top Ten Tuesdays we discuss books that were hard to read, for whatever the reason. I also just want to add that I suggested this topic so yay! 685 more words

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