Category: Reviews

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June 2018 books

It’s really just June romance novels, because that is all I read this month.   Here is my monthly wrap-up: The good, the bad, and the terrible. And 3 missing from the picture (The...

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Book Review: How to Walk Away

Margaret’s boyfriend Chip ignores her fear of flying and takes her for a ride in a Cessna to romantically propose even though he hasn’t earned his pilot’s license yet (WTF, CHIP?). A strong storm...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...