Monthly Archive: October 2017

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Review: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

I had to read this book after hearing an interview with the author where she discussed being from Texas, and her ambivalence about the state. She now lives in California, but thinks of Texas...

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TGIF!

Happy Friday! An 18,000 acre ranch where you can hunt exotic game and also fire an M4 Sherman tank in a shooting range made to look like a Nazi-occupied French town. Ah, Texas. Zadie...

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Friday Folderol

  A few fun links. A genius Halloween costume from The Red Balloon, which was a film but also was made into a book, which I had when I was little. The Texas Teen...

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#T5W: Books Featuring Witches

I’m trying something new this week: Top 5 Wednesday! Books featuring witches is the topic this week.  Like everyone else in America, I am happy for it to be October. I will read about...

Review: Manhattan Beach 0

Review: Manhattan Beach

After Anna Kerrigan’s gangster father disappears, she comes of age during WWII and begins a career as a diver working on warships but her father’s seedy legacy lingers on in her life. Jennifer Egan’s...

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Review: Sheet Pan Suppers Vegetarian

Just as I enjoy reading paper books and ebooks, I use cookbooks from my shelf as well as online recipes. The Kitchn has been one of my favorite cooking sites for years, and many...