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Prom by Hasan Minhaj – Season of Stories

Season of Stories is back!!!! For those of you who may not remember, Season of Stories is this opportunity where people receive one short story a week for the fall season to encourage readers to give the short story collection a try. Each day for 4 days, portions of the story are given until you finally have a cohesive story.…

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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

I have been very excited to read this poetry collection. I rarely, if ever, read poetry; I think the last poetry collection I ever read was by Shel Silverstein – and it was when I was in grade 3! Needless to say, my forays into the poetic scene have been long overdue and I decided to get into it with…

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The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I haven’t read a nonfiction novel in a long time and I don’t think I have ever blogged about it. I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to broaden my reading range. I’m so glad that I chose to read this book because…

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The Children by Ann Leary

Charlotte Maynard is a recluse, rarely leaving her family home in Connecticut, a lake house that has been in the family for generations. Technically, Charlotte and her sister, Sally, are not part of the “family”; their stepbrothers are true Whitmans, and they are the owners of the house. Charlotte and her mother, Joan, however, continue to live there by the…

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Mexico by Josh Barkan

True to my word, I am making a conscious effort to read more short stories. I was very excited to hear about this series of short stories. I don’t know much about Mexico except what is on the news so I was really looking forward to reading diverse stories on the culture and the people who live in Mexico in…

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