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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman: Fine's a good word for this novel about a lonely woman.

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine

by Gail Honeyman
Paperback,352 pg.
Penguin Books, 2018
Read: July 31, 2018

I steeled myself as best I could, and, with teeth gritted, using only one finger I typed:

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Under the Same Sun by Astrid Ann Larsen

Geneviève Gueron was as French as one could be. And while her peers were riding up and down the waves of hormonal instability, lamenting one second, rejoicing the next, she was simply and unequivocally in love with her life on the French Riviera. 1,691 more words

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"The Man I Think I Know" by Mike Gayle (2018)

“You’re stopping my dole money?”

Mike Gayle has long been one of my favourite writers. With a tone that always sounds like he’s just telling you a story over a pint, and a sharp turn of phrase, his books are lined up for a re-read sometime soon, as only… 625 more words

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America for Beginners by LeahFranqui @leahfranqui @HarperFiction @fictionpubteam @lovedreadinthis #AmericaForBeginners #BookReview

Harper Collins August 2018

Book Description

Three unlikely companions.

A trip of a lifetime.

Unexpected truths just waiting to be discovered.

Recently-widowed Pival Sengupta (first time in America, first time travelling alone, first time defying any sort of convention), her tour guide, Satya (Bangadeshi but pretending to be Bengalis, doesn’t really know anything about America), and her modesty companion, Rebecca (headstrong and modern, an aspiring / failing actress who needs to get out of her rut) are on a cross country tour from New York to Los Angeles. 

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A Particular Kind of Scumbag by David Henson

Harold Marold was confident his new discovery was going to be big. Really big. Sure, his previous inventions hadn’t all turned out as he hoped. The periscoping contact lenses caused vertigo and motion sickness. 1,368 more words

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The Wrong Husband 2: The Finale by B.M. Hardin

Marriage is probably the hardest job you will ever have in your life.  It is hard enough trying to figure out what you like and what makes you happy now you have to figure out and maintain what makes someone else happy too.  380 more words

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Writing Prompt: Trust Me, It's NOT You!!!!!

Writing Prompt: Excuses–“It’s not you, it’s me.”

My boyfriend and I were going through some difficult times. But only because I couldn’t find it in my heart to tell him the truth! 351 more words

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