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“Dark Matter” book response and November selection!

I’m one day off but it’s time for my monthly book review! Last year we picked The Graveyard Book (review, buy) for our spooky October read, and this year we read… 918 more words


Books I read this Summer

I read a lot this Summer.

I should have been reading my uni reading lists in preparation for my final year, but alas, I didn’t make too much headway with that. 450 more words


It was the memory of a memory by now—the hallmark of happiness, that scene

Dear Elizabeth,

In a Summer Season (1961) is a novel about characters trying to burst out of her circumstances –  and ultimately failing.

We meet Kate Heron, a wealthy widow in her 40s who has recently remarried. 1,395 more words

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I Read Four Books This Summer

I’m sure for everyone else this is a low bar, but four books in a summer is a really solid accomplishment for me. I’m very proud of myself. 396 more words


Destination: Thailand by Katy Colins

Thank you so much for the Harper Collins Sale which happened recently because of them I was able to grab this book. Honestly, When I picked it up I thought it will be a fun read regarding traveling alone and I was relating it to Sex and the City movie. 512 more words

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My Favorite Summer Reads of 2017

I had a pretty solid summer of reading and I wanted to showcase some of my favorite reads from the summer!  Here are just a few of them. 578 more words


Trespassing on one’s own ground

Dear Monica,

The atmosphere in your novel Mariana (1940) feels like a bright surface tinted by an added layer of nostalgia, and a pervading sense of loss. 1,154 more words

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