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TTT: Best Books of 2017

I haven’t done these in a while, but it was the perfect time to get back to Top Ten Tuesdays! I’ve had to reflect on the books I’ve read this year, because lately I’ve been reading meh books. 559 more words


'What if' spot in history - Book review for NetGalley - Carnegie Maid by Marie Benedict

 Carnegie’s Maid

From the author of The Other Einstein comes the mesmerizing story of love, power, and the woman who inspired an American dynasty 

In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances. 344 more words


Hot News from CANAV Books December 8, 2017

Just so you know, good readers … CANAV is pushing three fine new
books that you should know about. Have a look at these gems. Also, 977 more words

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NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017’s Great Reads

I’ve posted about NPR’s Book Concierge over the past few years and am always interested in seeing what kind of titles NPR chooses to highlight. Just a few things to point out this year (and I’m focusing on the kid/teen titles) – I think NPR focused on providing a diverse list of titles from different perspectives this year with a lot of great titles that I’m seeing on many other lists as well as few titles I’ll have to get my hands on (I haven’t heard about them yet!). 129 more words