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Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

November 13, 2019

Shaker Heights is the ideal suburb for the upper class with their well manicured lawns and their picture perfect families that inhabits the homes. The Richardsons are one such family. Elena Richardson grew up in Shaker Heights and had never imagined living anywhere else. Her along with her husband and four teenage children lived the perfect life, or so it seemed. When Mia Warren and her daughter, Pearl rents an apartment from the Richardsons things begin to happen. Mia is…

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Book Review: Girl Stop Apologizing By Rachel Hollis

March 25, 2019

If you’ve been following my blog you know I have a big girl-crush on Rachel Hollis. She’s the author of several books, but most recently a New York Times bestselling author with her personal growth book, Girl, Wash Your Face. This book changed my life and how I saw the destructive negative talk I’ve learned to tell myself my whole life. When I heard that another book was coming out I pre-ordered it immediately. Girl Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for…

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Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

February 20, 2019

Kya Clark, age 6, watched from the porch of her families’ shack on the banks of the marsh as her mother walked down the sandy lane wearing her faux alligator heels and carrying a blue train case. Kya’s mother had left many times before, but she always came back, but this time it felt different. Her brother, Jodie, who was closest in age to Kya assured her that she would come back. “It wasn’t in a mother’s nature to leave…

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Book Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

May 26, 2017

Vacations are the perfect time to catch up on some reading. During our Italian trip I was able to finish this touching book, A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman. He’s the first Swedish author I’ve read and I heard a lot about this book while living here in Sweden. The story is about a seemingly old cranky man named Ove, who at first you think is just a grumpy old man complaining about everything in life, but as the…

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Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton

April 17, 2017

I spent my Easter weekend with a pretty bad cold, but on the upside I had plenty of time to catch up on my reading. I finished The Lake House by Kate Morton which is our first book in our virtual book club and the first book I’ve read from this author. I thought she had a very descriptive way of writing which really put you there, you could vividly see what she was describing so I really enjoyed learning…

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