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Olive Kitteridge: Overview

Nothing like a two-week jaunt, especially with a few transatlantic flights thrown it, to give you the chance to catch up on some reading. I polished off three books on my beautiful trip to France, the first being… 1,712 more words


"Olive kitteridge" – Elizabeth Strout

După mai multe lecturi, mi s-a închegat în minte ideea că nu există cărţi bune sau proaste, ci cărţi care rezonează sau nu cu tine. Deşi nu m-am regăsit printre rândurile romanului lui Strout, trebuie să recunosc că nu poţi trece cu vederea peste el. 314 more words


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

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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

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