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Top Ten Reads of 2015 So Far

Hurrah for a Top Ten Tuesday – and one where I’m not working, to boot. I had no idea what to expect of my reading this year. 529 more words

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Top Ten Top-Tens

Happy fifth birthday to Top Ten Tuesdays! I first did a TTT in November 2010, but TTT debuted in June 2010. In celebration, this week’s TTT is about our ten favourite Top Ten Tuesdays. 403 more words

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A Lighter Take on Mental Health | Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella

If you’re a regular here, you know how much I care about mental health, not just in the medical sense (although I do LOVE psychiatry… 775 more words

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Sea Aliens! Secrets! Coney Island! (Read this Book)

Every once in a while, NetGalley sends out these emails where the first 500 members get an eARC to READ NOW. I love these, because they are usually from publishers who are notoriously stingy with their review copies, especially to non-US reviewers. 512 more words

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The Best Med School Fiction I've Read

I read a lot of medical fiction. I even have some lists about them (fiction and non-fiction, actually). I think I just read one of my favourites: … 531 more words

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Thriller Thursday: Kidnapped!

A teacher on the run. A bounty hunter in pursuit. Can two enemies learn to trust each other before they both lose what they hold most dear?

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Review, "An Unnecessary Woman" by Rabih Alameddine

Rabih Alameddine’s An Unnecessary Woman was probably my favorite novel of 2014, and so I was thrilled to review it for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. It’s a contemplation on loneliness b one who experiences her life and the world around her through literature. 12 more words