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Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Book: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Author: Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Pages: 277 Published by The Dial Press by July 29th, 2008 Genre(s): historical fiction, romance, book about books, fiction Rating: 5 stars Series? No Review:  This was one of the books that made me truly fall in love with reading. First, let me give you… Continue reading Book Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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Book Review: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Years and years ago my mom told me to read this book. She always has good suggestions, so why did I wait? While flipping through my library's Libby app at 2:00 am (because that seems to be my son's favorite time to snack), the book shows up. I figured why not. Time constricts and flattens,… Continue reading Book Review: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

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Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover

To admit uncertainty is to admit to weakness, to powerlessness, and to believe in yourself despite both. It is a frailty, but in this frailty there is a strength: the conviction to live in your own mind, and not in someone elseโ€™s. Book: Educated Author: Tara Westover Format: audiobook Length: 10 hours Published February 20th… Continue reading Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover

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The One and Only Ivan

I like colorful tales with black beginnings and stormy middles and cloudless blue-sky endings. But any story will do. Book: The One and Only Ivan Author: Katherine Applegate Pages: 303 Published by Harper Collings on January 17th, 2012 Genre(s): middle-grade, fiction, kids Rating: 4.5 stars Series? No Goodreads synopsis:  Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall… Continue reading The One and Only Ivan

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Book Review: I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella

Information Goodreads Format: audiobook, approximately 13 hours Genres: romance, fiction, novel, chick lit Source: Library (Libby) Rating: 3.5 stars Published by Random House Audio on February 5th, 2019 Summary Fixie Farr lives and breaths for her family. Everything she does follows the motto left in the wake of her father's death: "family first." She is… Continue reading Book Review: I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella