A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle

Nov 22

A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle

I always feel a little bad when I think that I am supposed to love a book…and I do not. That’s the case for me here with Madeleine L’Engle‘s classic novel. Meg is a math genius who is always in trouble at the local high school. Her father, on a secret mission, has been MIA for quite some time. A visit from a fascinating stranger on a dark and...

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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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