Category Archives: bookish

The Bookseller caught me off guard. Reminiscent of one of my favorite movies, Sliding Doors, this story follows a woman in 1960s Denver who moves between her reality and an alternate world, and leaves the reader pondering the big question, What if? By day, it is 1962 and Kitty Miller is a single woman running a […]

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  “We wear clothes, and speak, and create civilizations, and believe we are more than wolves. But inside us there is a word we cannot pronounce and that is who we are.” —Anthony Marra, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena After finishing The Empathy Exams in early January I picked A Constellation of Vital Phenomena and […]

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  I received an ARC of Jane Green’s Saving Grace during my baby moon and it was a bit of much needed indulgent reading. This is the story of Grace Chapman, she of the perfect life living comfortably with her husband, bestselling author Ted, in their picture-perfect restored farmhouse on the Hudson River in New […]

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I began 2014 with this list of books I owned and wanted to read. And from there the list of books to-be-read only grew and grew; I reread several books and found them richer with the repeated reading. Some of these I’ve never posted about—especially the ones toward the end of the list—but I’ve posted […]

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  “She wondered if she would ever again be able to have a normal conversation and what topics she might be able to discuss with ease and interest. At the moment the only topic she could discuss was herself. And everyone, she felt, had heard enough about her. They believed it was time that she […]

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