Luckiest Girl Alive

Jul 22

Luckiest Girl Alive

Jessica Knoll creates a world where Cosmopolitan magazine meets Columbine. Luckiest Girl Alive is a perfect blend of big city chic and the horror that is surviving high school. TifAni FaNelli (I cringed every time I read her name; I was a mere breadth away from being named “Taffy Ann”) struggled in her teen years with not quite fitting in with the cool...

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The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly

Jul 19

The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly

  If you would like to get a sneak peak into the wonderful world of medical residency, this is the book for you. Dr. Matt McCarthy invites you into the land of a first year intern with this incredible novel. The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician’s First Year spoke to my soul. As many of you know, my own fantastic husband just completed his...

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Brooklyn

Jul 13

Brooklyn

I had been wanting to read this book by Colm Tóibín since a fair amount of Oscar buzz surrounded the movie earlier this year. (I am such a movie buff, I love those beautiful gowns, and I always get a good cry in when someone thanks their supportive parents/spouse.) Set in the early 1950s, Brooklyn is the tale of  a gal in her early 20s from Ireland, Miss Eilis...

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The Andy Cohen Diaries

Jul 11

The Andy Cohen Diaries

I have often written about my love of great literature, my fantastic husband, sports, and, forever and always, sandwiches. One fact that you may not know about me is that I love the Bravo TV network. My favorite reality show is Top Chef, I love me some Housewives (OC and NY, I have never made through more than 5 minutes of the Jersey version, I watch the Atlanta one...

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