Monthly Archives: August 2018

My Literary, Artsy and Beachy Summer Adventures 2018

This has been a busy summer for me as I have enjoyed many books, from family sagas like A Place For Us, to stories of strong women like The Weight Of Ink, to page turners and beach reads like Something … Continue reading

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From the Corner of the Oval by Beck Dorey-Stein

My Review: Twenty something Beck is living in DC, enjoying time with her boyfriend, working a part time teaching job and part time at Lululemon, trying to make ends meet, when she answers an ad for a job as a … Continue reading

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Not Her Daughter by Rea Frey

My Review: If you are looking for a book to bring to the beach this weekend, here it is!  Not Her Daughter is a gripping page turner that had me completely swept up in the drama and questioning what is … Continue reading

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Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown

My Review: If you feel like you could use a boost of self confidence or reassurance that you are who you are supposed to be, or you want to think about acceptance, your own as well as getting along with … Continue reading

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Vox by Christina Dalcher

  My review: Get ready to read this one, sure to be all over social media this fall!  As we can imagine, contention in government could lead to citizens’ rights being taken away, and in Vox, author Christina Dalcher goes … Continue reading

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His Favorites by Kate Walbert

(Book available August 14, 2018) My Review: With sparse, lyrical language, author of His Favorites, Kate Walbert, shines a light on women’s rights as she tells us about Jo’s tragic and unsettling experiences.  After being in a deadly accident at … Continue reading

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There There by Tommy Orange

  My Review: So much sorrow as the characters in There There seek connection and struggle with identity…an honest and important debut! Author Tommy Orange gives us a window into Native American Indian suffering and challenges with skill.  We follow … Continue reading

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Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

My Review: If you are in need of a blood chilling thriller to make your heart pound, Baby Teeth is for you!  Author Zoje Stage mastered dark and suspenseful when she created Hanna, a seven year old, only child of … Continue reading

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