Category: Books

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Audible’s New Romance Package

I have jumped on the romance genre bandwagon. There seems to have been a cultural shift for the genre away from the “guilty pleasure” or even “deep and hidden shame” to being taken more...

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Book Review: The Displaced

The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen is a book of essays by refugee writers. These essays give a voice to the individuals in the burgeoning refugee crisis, specifically in reaction to Trump’s anti-refugee policies....

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Vacation Reading

We spent Spring Break in New Mexico! I didn’t get to sit on a beach or by a pool like in my daydreams, but it was pretty satisfying. It has been over a year...

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T5W: Childrens Books to Read as an Adult

It’s Top 5 Wednesday! Today the topic is children’s books to read as an adult. As a parent I have lots of time to think about this topic, though at this point my oldest...

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Welcome to Austin!

It’s that time again, SXSW is here and people are flooding into town. Even if you’re here for SXSW film or music or interactive or wellness, if you’re a bibliophile you will want to...

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Happy International Women’s Day

I want to wish everyone a Happy International Women’s Day! Have you joined any feminist book clubs? Today I am featuring three feminist book clubs. Check them out! Book Riot just announced PERSIST, a...

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T5W: Favorite Romance Novels

  Why is it that only women read romance novels? I never took psychology so I can’t even begin to answer the question. My husband wants to do the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge,...

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Review: L’Appart

L’Appart By David Lebovitz Paris is such a beautiful city that fascinates so many Americans. We romanticize it and fantasize about living there. David Lebovitz is one American who has done so and been...

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Book Review: How to Break Up with Your Phone

Book Review: How to Break Up with Your Phone Catherine Price A 30-day plan to break the addiction to your phone, focusing on positive outcomes and with a funny, chatty vibe. I just read...