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Audiobook Review: The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close

You ever read a book where you want to be friends with the character for maybe a few hours, then you want to slowly “ghost” yourself out of their lives? 726 more words


The Hopefuls


I’ve read two other books by Jennifer Close and enjoyed them.

This one was a little harder to get into, but I’m glad I hung in there! 138 more words


Book Club Discussion: The Hopefuls

Welcome to the Book Club discussion for The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close. Below is a list of discussion questions to get the conversation started. We are excited to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. 171 more words

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The Hopefuls: On the Pain of Reading a Novel About Obama in 2017

No matter what year it would be painful to read Jennifer Close’s The Hopefuls because the novel is bad, but it’s particularly tough to read a novel set during the Obama years and following the Obama White House staff when we are currently enduring… I’m not really sure what to call the catastrophe of American political and social life and national institutions. 663 more words


What I'm Reading + Watching | Perfect Summer Reads

Three cheers for Monday!

I’m doing a bit of a happy dance over here because Monday is basically my Saturday – every place that I work is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, so I’m celebrating my day off with a new blog post (which is, um, long overdue). 1,094 more words


Book Reveal: The Hopefuls

The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close

A New York newlywed, Beth was supportive when her husband, Matt, decided to follow his political dreams all the way to Washington. 104 more words

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