How to Make the Most of Family Movie Night

May 19

How to Make the Most of Family Movie Night

This is a sponsored post. How to Make the Most of Family Movie Night Close your eyes and imagine a darkly lit room full of strangers who annoyingly munch on their snacks and slurp up every last drop of their sugary beverage with no care or concern for the comfort or well being of those around them. Add in some rocking, yet exceedingly uncomfortable stadium seats, a...

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Rabbit, Run – John Updike

May 16

Rabbit, Run – John Updike

Can a book be great even when the main character is detestable? Yes. Yes it can. The Rabbit series (there are four total, according to my Instagram followers) by John Updike gets its start with this book. Rabbit is a former star athlete. He marries young and becomes a father. Then he looks around his life and decides that it isn’t exactly satisfying. So, in...

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You’ll Grow Out Of It – Jessi Klein

Apr 18

You’ll Grow Out Of It – Jessi Klein

I could relate to roughly 95% of this collection of short, true stories by Jessi Klein. Tales from her past include some seriously crappy boyfriends, struggles with confidence, an impressive career path, friendships, and love. All of these stories are told with a razor sharp wit, a sailor’s mouth, and all of the humanity. On dating a ‘Cad’:...

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

Mar 22

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman

Spoiler alert: She is actually doing quite terribly! I loved this debut novel by Gail Honeyman. Eleanor has a decidedly dreadful mother. She is abusive on many levels. Eleanor manages to survive childhood and becomes an office worker. She has little to no social interaction, she is hyper-focused on grammar and doing things properly, she is a closet alcoholic, and...

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