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Glaciers Book Review, World Book Night 2013 + A Giveaway

Last year, while still living in Las Vegas I participated in the inaugural World Book Night. The mission of World Book Night is “spreading the love of reading, person to person.”  This event takes place on April 23rd — the anniversary of … 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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The Tiger’s Wife

I recently joined a new book discussion group, which I have been looking to do since I moved to Oregon. I belonged to 2 book discussion groups when I lived in Las Vegas, and I miss the camaraderie of connecting … Continue reading

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The Round House

In November 2012 Louise Erdrich’s novel The Round House was awarded the National Book Award for Fiction, beating out a rather competitive field. This was the 14th novel from this award-winning Native American author. I hadn’t previously read any of her work, but after … Continue reading

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