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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 kind enough to share his experiences over the years. His accounts, with a sprinkle of  ...

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Review: Our Native Bees

Our Native Bees By Paige Embry   A nonfiction account of North American native bee species that reads like a series of great long-form journalism pieces from National Geographic, this book covers interesting stories about bees and their biology and their place in our ecosystems. As a  ...

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Review: The Yes Brain

The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child By Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson “…[B]ehavior is communication. And problematic behavior is actually a message, where our kids are saying, ‘I need help building skills in this certain  ...

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#T5W: Forgettable Books

Honestly, my memory for books is not very good. I know people, for instance I’m married to one of them, who can remember character names and plot details long after finishing a book. I’m lucky if I remember anything about a book, usually I recall kind of the gist of the thing and  ...

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2017 End of Year Book Survey

    I came across this survey on Book.Blog.Bake, and I thought I’d give it a try. The survey was created by The Perpetual Page Turner. I love a good survey. Reading other book bloggers’ surveys is really fun, I hope you enjoy this one. Number Of Books You Read: 57 Number  ...

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#T5W: Reading Resolutions

I have been doing Goodreads reading challenges for quite some time, with just a number goal, but this year I am getting much more specific with my goals. My grandmother never went to college and she said she made up for it for the rest of her life by taking classes. So, I never took college  ...

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2018!

The book challenge that I am most excited about this year is Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge. I only heard about this challenge recently, but luckily just in time to make plans for 2018! I am super stoked. Here is my challenge list so far: 1) A book published posthumously Meditations by  ...

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