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Book chat: 'Attachments' by Rainbow Rowell

Lincoln didn’t plan on becoming a snoop.

Hired by the nascent IT department of a local newspaper to ensure their employees aren’t using the new-fangled Internet for nefarious purposes (it is 1999, after all), Lincoln’s primary job is to hang around at night reading others’ email. 500 more words

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Book chat: 'The Godforsaken Daughter' by Christina McKenna

When her father was alive, Ruby Clare didn’t much mind that she was single, serious, plain and sturdy. She and Vinny worked side-by-side on the family farm in Tailorstown, Northern Ireland, toiling together in a way that felt less like work and more like camaraderie. 752 more words

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Book chat: 'The Dirty Life' by Kristin Kimball

Kristin Kimball’s transition from tenacious New Yorker to muddied farm wife is lovingly documented in The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love… 639 more words

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Book chat: 'The Little Paris Bookshop' by Nina George

Floating on the Seine is a very special barge: a bookshop tended by Monsieur Jean Perdu, a brokenhearted bookseller nursing his decades-long heartache by “prescribing” must reads for the patrons passing through Paris. 669 more words

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Book chat: 'Etched in Sand' by Regina Calcaterra

Regina Calcaterra could have turned out very differently.

The third of five children, Regina and her siblings were forced to scrabble a life together when Cookie — their mentally ill, alcoholic mother — went on weeks- or months-long binges, leaving her four daughters and son to fend for themselves. 654 more words

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Book chat: 'Big Little Lies' by Liane Moriarty

When’s the last time you raced through a book like wildfire, so caught up in the story that you’re unable — or unwilling — to set it down . 523 more words

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Book chat: 'New Money' and 'Independently Wealthy'

Savannah Morgan arrives in New York on the dime of a father she never met with a plan to take the city by storm.

Now a part of the illustrious Stone News empire, Savannah is the secret daughter who grew up modestly in Charleston away from the prying eyes of the media — and her wealthy, successful siblings. 786 more words

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