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Kid Gloves, by Lucy Knisley

In this graphic memoir, Knisley discusses her trials in getting pregnant, including discussion of miscarriage and fertility treatment, and then her trials during her pregnancy, labor, and delivery. It’s both a memoir on a specific topic, and a historical look … Continue reading

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A Summing Up of March Titles

I did a lot of skim-reading in March. I don’t usually write reviews of skim-read books, and I don’t include them as part of my year’s reading list. However, because I haven’t finished a non-skim-read book since February, I decided … Continue reading

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Rosmersholm; The Christmas Hirelings (audio)

I listened to a couple short classics (one play, one novella) a couple weeks back. Since they were both short and my thoughts on them are equally so, I decided to review them both in the same post. The two … Continue reading

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King of Scars, by Leigh Bardugo

Time has passed since the end of the Grisha trilogy and the Six of Crows duology. The country of Ravka has tentative peace, but is still threatened by enemies without and within. King Nicholai is determined to heal his country, … Continue reading

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An Unwanted Guest, by Shari Lapena

A collection of guests are snowed in at a quaint luxury hotel in the Catskills. When one of them dies, it looks like an accident…but then another is quite obviously murdered. Terror ensues. I grabbed this one off my library’s … Continue reading

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Love a la Mode, by Stephanie Kate Strohm

Henry and Rosie meet on a plane to Paris, where they’re both new students of a specialty culinary high school. They fall in love-at-first-sight, of course, as you’d expect, but you know things can’t be that easy. This was a … Continue reading

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The Winters, by Lisa Gabriele

Getting in a last quick mini-review before the year ends! This book is a retelling of Rebecca updated to modern times and with a stepdaughter, Dani, instead of a Mrs Danvers. Rebecca was of course a loose retelling of Jane … Continue reading

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