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I love reading more than most things in life. An afternoon with a good book and a cup of coffee is my happy place. It’s one of the little things in life that is really one of the big things. People read for a variety of reasons: To learn things, to escape reality, to become […]


Reading is My Love Language.

What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty Plot: “Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over — she’s getting divorced, she has […]

Book Reviews

Books I Read in August and Whether or Not You Should Read Them

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender Plot: “On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein, a girl at the periphery of schoolyard games and her distracted parents’ attention, bites into her mother’s homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mother’s emotions in the cake. […]

Book Reviews

Books I Read in April and Whether or Not You Should Read Them.

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