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What I Thought Of : Abide With me By Elizabeth Strout

Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout was borrowed from the Fernie Heritage Library as a filler because the books I requested  were out. I had typed Elizabeth Strout’s name in my ‘book’ notes on my phone but it wasn’t the exact novel recommended but I thought I’d give this one a try. 156 more words

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Huffington Post on 10 women who didn't publish until they were over 40


Left to right: Robin Black, Mira Jacob and Lydia Netzer

Today’s must-read. Kudos to RHLAOB faves Robin Black, Rachel Cantor, Mira Jacob, and Lydia Netzer! I’ve heard only good things about Marian Palaia and Claire Fuller. 48 more words

Book Reviews

Then and Now

The slightly milk scented hallway came to you, you smelt the smell, taking the stairs up, there was your dorm room, the beige carpet, the bed. 590 more words


Some Months Are Less Exciting: June 2015 Round Up + Library Book Sale Haul

It is July and July is so summer that I am not even going to apologize that this post is late. I’m just going to be chill about it. 530 more words

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Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout - Book + Miniseries review

I recently read Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, mainly because I was intrigued by the HBO miniseries that recently aired. I generally don’t allow myself to watch adaptations of books without reading the books first. 772 more words

Book Review

Guest blogger Susan Jane Gilman: “What am I reading? Don’t ask. I can't tell you.”


To celebrate the publication today of the paperback edition of Susan Jane Gilman’s debut novel, The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, I am reprising her guest post from June 17, 2014. 992 more words

Authors As Guest Bloggers

2009 Pulitzer Prize Winner: Simplicity @ its Best!

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

As a writer, the most sought-after praise I would want is for my work to be called ‘clever’ – and… 75 more words

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