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2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

Rory the Raccoon is “Furiously Happy” on the cover of Jenny Lawson’s book 2-minute book review: How can anyone prepare for their first Jenny Lawson experience?! I thought it would be a “quirky” read. I was so naive! I thought some parts were incredibly obnoxious; the 3 stars are for her straight-from-the-heart words about her… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

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2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

First finished book of 2018. MC Andrea is a morosely cynical modern day woman reflecting on the ways in which she has failed other people and herself. She numbs herself with meaningless relationships, flirts with making drastic changes in her life, and struggles to emotionally navigate the dysfunctional terrain of her wrecked childhood and that… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

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mailbox monday

//MAILBOX MONDAY: new releases on my radar, incoming, outgoing, currently reading, read, up next…// NEW RELEASES ON MY RADAR: new(ish) books I’m excited about Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, Kathleen Rooney Human Acts, Han Kang The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, Mark Manson INCOMING: new books… Continue reading mailbox monday

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Tasty Tuesday

//TASTY TUESDAY: where I spotlight this week’s book by pairing it with an appetizing food and drink recipe…// THE HUNGER GAMES (THE HUNGER GAMES #1), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, © 2008   * NOTE: I’m reading the Large Print Thorndike Press version of this book; it was the only available copy at my library, all these years… Continue reading Tasty Tuesday

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Mailbox Monday

//MAILBOX MONDAY: new releases on my radar, incoming, outgoing, currently reading, read, up next…// NEW RELEASES ON MY RADAR: new books I’m excited about Sex Object: A Memoir, Jessica Valenti Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship, Isabel Vincent Smoke, Dan Vyleta INCOMING: new books at my library I’m excited about Rich and Pretty,… Continue reading Mailbox Monday

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Tasty Tuesday

//TASTY TUESDAY: where I spotlight this week’s book by pairing it with an appetizing food and drink recipe…// TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini, Ballantine books, © 2015 I’m on page 58 of this memoir, and I am loving it! Remini recounts her thirty-plus year involvement with the Church of Scientology with honesty, humor, and well…”balls.” She exposes the… Continue reading Tasty Tuesday

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Mailbox Monday

//MAILBOX MONDAY: new releases on my radar, incoming, outgoing, currently reading, read, up next…// NEW RELEASES ON MY RADAR: new books I’m excited about LaRose, Louise Erdrich The Fireman, Joe Hill In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, Diane Guerrero INCOMING: new books at my library I’m excited about Happy People Read and Drink Coffee,… Continue reading Mailbox Monday