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September 19, 2019

Books and That Fresh Fall Feeling

As the days, or at least the mornings,  get to feel a bit cooler, I not only overdress myself in my favorite sweaters, I also feel a little buzzing in…
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Partner Book Review
September 12, 2019

Fall’s New Releases as a Fall Capsule Wardrobe

This is obviously not an exhaustive list, but I wanted to write about some of the new fall releases I'm excited about and thought it might be fun to compare…
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KidsPartner Book Review
September 5, 2019

Rereading Little Women

I had been nervous to reread Little Women.  Many of the books I loved as a kid hold up for me. I still believe Anne of Green Gables (and most…
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KidsPartner Book Review
August 23, 2019

Best Board Books You May Not Know

I read a lot of board books. A LOT. We are fortunate to have a decent library, but it's still easy to quickly get burnt out by reading the same…
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CharactersPartner Book Review
August 8, 2019

Offbeat Characters and Why We Love Them

One of the things that automatically attracts me to a book is a character with a quirky voice.  I know I'm not the only one who is drawn to offbeat…
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Partner Book Review
July 5, 2019

Bait for Bibliophiles and Abbi Waxman’s The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

I'm in the middle of one of those books that feels just right for all of us book nerds out there.  Nina Hill is a shy, list-loving bookshop worker who loves…
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ChallengesPartner Book Review
May 16, 2019

You’ve Got A Date With Kerry Winfrey’s “Waiting for Tom Hanks”

I've changed my mind about contemporary romance books, all thanks to Kerry Winfrey's Waiting for Tom Hanks.  It's so stinking cute that you're going to want to pre-order it (it…
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Partner Book Review
April 18, 2019

Classic Pairings for Some of 2019’s Best New Releases

It's been a good year for new releases and there are some really promising looking ones on the horizon. Below I've written about the best of the books published in…
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CharactersPartner Book Review
December 13, 2018

Marilla, Alva, and Women With Gumption

Gumption. It's a wonderful word, isn't it? I grew up with two older brothers and I can remember being filled with pride when I once overheard my dad quietly chuckling…
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Partner Book Review
September 6, 2018

Kate Atkinson’s Transcription: The Imaginary Reader and Her Book Stack

Spotted in Sawada Coffee in Chicago. She’s drinking a cortado and next to her copy of Transcript is an old concert ticket she uses as a bookmark. Later in the day she…
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