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Literary Battles: Book vs. Movie - Round 2

Thanks for stepping into the ring with me once again for another literary battle. Today’s fighters are a last minute addition to the card. I had a different topic planned, but then Sunday happened. 517 more words


September 2016 Books

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Jandy Nelson has written two great books; I’ve devoured both and eagerly anticipate whatever she’ll release next. 722 more words

Literary Battles: Book vs. Self

Welcome to Round 1 of Literary Battles. Reading and writing are both constant battles for me. It’s not that I don’t enjoy them, but there’s always something to ruin the bliss: not enough time in my life for one or both of them, an author whose book doesn’t go the way I want it to, some Hollywood producer that “Hollywood-izes” my favorite book, a character that I hate or love to hate, cutting my favorite scene even though I know I must… And so it goes. 718 more words


Review: The One & Only by Emily Giffin

In her eagerly awaited new novel, beloved New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin returns with an extraordinary story of love and loyalty—and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both. 381 more words


"Something Borrowed" book review

I first read this book in high school and I remember staying up all night starting from the first page and not stopping until I reached the  end. 532 more words

First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

First Comes Love by Emily Giffin
My rating: 2 of 5 stars


Growing up, Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving, if sometimes contentious relationship. 714 more words

Book Review

Rough Roads in FIRST COMES LOVE-A Review

Hi there! Today I’m sharing a review for a women’s contemporary read from Emily Giffin. I had thought FIRST COMES LOVE would be a romance, based on the title, but it was a family drama that touched a lot of nerves for me. 1,100 more words