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Book Review: Love in the City by Jen Morris

Disclaimer: I received a free advanced copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Love in the City by Jen Morris checks all the boxes of a good romance novel. Alex, the main character, is cute and likeable. Michael, the love interest Alex literally runs into, is sexy and thoughtful. They are everything …

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Book Discussion Series: Tribe

On the surface, Tribe: Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger seems to be far from a gripping read for most people not affected by life in the military. Famous for works such as The Perfect Storm and War, in this book, Junger discusses an aspect of military life often overlooked – coming home. Most of …

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Books circling the words: Book Discussion Series: The Giver

Book Discussion Series: The Giver

One of my favorite young adult novels is The Giver by Lois Lowry. I recently saw the movie so I decided to pull it out to discuss. I used this story in a class I taught about book challenges in the United States. Yes, book challenges happen here, even book bans. In a country where …

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Books circling the words: Book Discussion Series: The Nightingale

Book Discussion Series: The Nightingale

In previous Book Discussion Series posts, I talk about the relationship between the book and the reader. Sometimes the book must come to the reader at just the right time in order for the two to click. The timing was perfect for me to pick up The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. I read the entire …

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Book Discussion Series: A Murder is Announced

Book Discussion Series: A Murder is Announced

This month my book club read an Agatha Christie novel. I am ashamed to admit that I have never read any of her novels before. Everything I know about Agatha Christie, except that she was a prolific mystery writer, I learned from a Doctor Who episode.

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