The Good Girl – Mary Kubica

Nov 20

The Good Girl – Mary Kubica

I had previously read Mary Kubica‘s Pretty Baby and enjoyed it quite a bit. Last week I spied The Good Girl on the Barnes & Noble ‘Buy Two Get One Free’ table and I snapped it up with a quickness. The Doc has been studying for the boards in his ‘free’ time, so I grabbed my favorite coffee from Starbucks (venti skinny caramel...

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Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari

Nov 15

Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari

This book by Aziz Ansari was not quite what I was expecting, but I enjoyed the ride and I learned a few things along the way. I was expecting a humorous look at Mr. Ansari’s own dating life; while moments of that were peppered in, it was largely a scientific research book about the major changes that have occurred in dating over the past few decades. Online...

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Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child – Bob Spitz

Nov 04

Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child – Bob Spitz

I wanted to love this book by Bob Spitz. I appreciated it, I found parts of it fascinating, but overall I had to really push through some sections of this biography. That is because this book is extensive. No small detail of Julia Child’s amazing life goes unnoted. Many parts could have been left out all together, and some aspects were redundant. Julia was...

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The Bookshop on the Corner – Jenny Colgan

Nov 02

The Bookshop on the Corner – Jenny Colgan

This story is for all of you folks addicted to books out there. Jenny Colgan has a great sense of humor. She tells the tale of Nina, a recluse living in Birmingham (and inside of books!) until she one day realizes her job at the local library is in jeopardy. She takes a huge leap of faith when she decides to open her own mobile bookstore in a tiny village in...

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The Thing About Jellyfish – Ali Benjamin

Oct 30

The Thing About Jellyfish – Ali Benjamin

This book by Ali Benjamin is a touching story for young teens all the way up to adult readers. It was a great way to get lost for an afternoon while my husband worked yet another ’24+4′ shift at the local hospital. I was made for elementary school. I loved it so much that I never missed a day. I loved the teachers, I loved the library, I loved gifted...

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