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Book Review: ‘Fishing!’, by Sarah Stonich

About the Author, Sarah Stonich Sarah Stonich been awarded a number of grants, including a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship and a Loft McKnight Fellowship.  Her first novel, There Granite Islands, was translated to eight languages and was short-listed for France’s prestigious Grand Prix de lectrices d’Elle.  Her second novel The Ice Chorus has been… Read More Book Review: ‘Fishing!’, by Sarah Stonich

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Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

Review of ‘No Fixed Address’, by Susan Nielsen (Must-Read) When I read Nickled and Dimed, I remembered thinking that this book should be turned into a movie, a TV show, and a series of books, and that the story of the struggle of the working poor should be shared in a way that will make… Read More Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

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Book Review: ‘Freshly Brewed’, by Pamela Ford

About the Author Pamela Ford is the award-winning author of contemporary and historical romance. She grew up watching old movies, blissfully sighing over the romance; and reading sci-fi and adventure novels, vicariously living the action. The combination probably explains why the books she writes are romantic, happily-ever-afters with plenty of plot – and often lots… Read More Book Review: ‘Freshly Brewed’, by Pamela Ford

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Book Review: ‘OverEasy’, by Pamela Ford

About the Author Pamela Ford is the award-winning author of contemporary and historical romance. She grew up watching old movies, blissfully sighing over the romance; and reading sci-fi and adventure novels, vicariously living the action. The combination probably explains why the books she writes are romantic, happily-ever-afters with plenty of plot – and often lots… Read More Book Review: ‘OverEasy’, by Pamela Ford

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Book Review: The Overnight Socialite by Bridie Clark

In this modern-day retelling of the classic My Fair Lady, Bridie Clark makes poor Lucy Jo, a sweet yet clumsy young lady from Minnesota, jump through all the hoops that Wyatt Hayes IV (a brilliant yet bored anthropologist and, as the “IV” in his name might have clued you in on, whose family is insanely… Read More Book Review: The Overnight Socialite by Bridie Clark

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Book Recommendation: ‘Pear Shaped’, by Stella Newman

Happy Sunday! As you ready yourself for another great week, are you wondering what to take along with you on your commute? Take a peek at this week’s recommended commute companion! ‘Pear Shaped’, by Stella Newman Review here. Purchase here. Synopsis: ‘A fabulous first novel by a British writer…Her writing is witty and snappy and… Read More Book Recommendation: ‘Pear Shaped’, by Stella Newman

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Book review: ‘Little Earthquakes’, by Jennifer Weiner

If you’re looking for a great, humorous, realistic yet inspirational read, then Jennifer Weiner’s books are for you. Of her many (good) books, Little Earthquakes is definitely my favorite one. While Jennifer Weiner is categorized as a Chick Lit author, the stigma associated with the genre is definitely challenged by books such as this one.… Read More Book review: ‘Little Earthquakes’, by Jennifer Weiner

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Book Review: ‘What Would Mary Berry Do?’ by Claire Sandy

Mary Berry is to Marie what idols are to many people: a touchstone of sorts to which we turn when we are in dire straits, gaining focus by centering our thoughts and actions on what would this person do in our position. The lovely tale that is What Would Mary Berry Do? features no big… Read More Book Review: ‘What Would Mary Berry Do?’ by Claire Sandy

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Book Review Round-Up: Six Books to Gear Up for Summer

Yes, you read that right: I’m gearing up for summer.  You might wonder why, since there is a fresh blanket of snow covering everything every couple of days.  That’s because that blanket melts pretty fast and the smell of spring remains in the air. And I refuse to believe that summer is that far away.… Read More Book Review Round-Up: Six Books to Gear Up for Summer

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Book Review: ‘In The Context of Love’, by Linda K. Sienkiewicz

About the author: Linda K. Sienkiewicz is a published poet and fiction writer, cynical optimist, fan of corgis, tea drinker, and wine lover from Michigan. Her poetry, short stories, and art have been published in more than fifty literary journals, including Prairie Schooner, Clackamas Literary Review, Spoon River, and Permafrost. She received a poetry chapbook… Read More Book Review: ‘In The Context of Love’, by Linda K. Sienkiewicz