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Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper Book Review

Recently I joined a book club that focuses on food-related books. For my first meeting I read Fuchsia Dunlop’s 2008 memoir Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China. Fuchsia Dunlop is somewhat the Julia Child … Continue reading

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Three Good Things Book Review + Homemade Kringle

In January, I won a copy of the newly released novel Three Good Things through a Goodreads giveaway. The story is about serendipity, and I consider it serendipitous that I won because I was craving a light, fun read after spending two full … Continue reading

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Room Book Review

For February, my local book group read Emma Donoghue’s 2010 novel Room. The novel is a first person narrative, told from the point of view of 5-year-old Jack. At first I was a bit skeptical about reading it. I’d just … Continue reading

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Daring Greatly Book Review {BlogHer Book Club}

I recently joined the BlogHer Book Club, where women bloggers from all over the web read and discuss new releases from Penguin Group USA. I’ve just finished the book Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, … Continue reading

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10 Things I’ll Miss About Las Vegas

My husband and I will move out of our Las Vegas apartment one week from tomorrow, and shortly thereafter we’ll be heading up to our new home in Oregon. While there are many things I won’t miss about Las Vegas, … Continue reading

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