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Review: Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Here’s the Goodreads.com description: In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our … Continue reading

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Review: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy by Sam Maggs

Here’s the Goodreads.com description: Fanfic, cosplay, cons, books, memes, podcasts, vlogs, OTPs and RPGs and MMOs and more—it’s never been a better time to be a girl geek. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy is the ultimate handbook for ladies … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading 6/11/16

I can’t believe it’s already June!  Even more, twin’s wedding is in ONE WEEK!!  She’s been engaged for almost 3 years so it’s hard to believe that the wedding day is almost here.  I’ve been crazy busy with my maid … Continue reading

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Review: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Caitlin Doughty

From the back of the book: Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned a fascination with death into her life’s work. She cared for … Continue reading

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Review: The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Hidden within the rituals of the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary is a fascinating mystery. Professor James Murray was the distinguished editor of the OED project. Dr. William Chester Minor, an American surgeon who … Continue reading

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Review: Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed, Edited by Meghan Daum

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was the supposed “fertility crisis,” and whether modern women could figure out a way to way to have it all–a successful, demanding career … Continue reading

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Notes on Reading 12/6

It’s been a long, emotional few weeks here.  Not in a bad way though!  Thanksgiving was wonderful and I got to spend all day with my family and our pets. I made the very difficult decision last month to move … Continue reading

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