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5 Books I’ll Be Reading This Month

Minnesota winters turn me into a homebody, plus having a week long vacation planned this month, I knew I'd be needing a long list of good titles to read in February. I went to the library today and picked up these 5 titles to start the month off. A few of these have been on… Continue reading 5 Books I’ll Be Reading This Month

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Book Review: Beartown

Title: Beartown (#1) Author: Fredrik Backman Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Sports Synopsis: (via Goodreads) "People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago by the working men who founded… Continue reading Book Review: Beartown

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Book Review: The Winter Over

Title: The Winter Over Author: Matthew Iden Genre: fiction, suspense, thriller, mystery Synopsis: via goodreads: "Each winter the crew at the Shackleton South Pole Research Facility faces nine months of isolation, round-the-clock darkness, and one of the most extreme climates on the planet. For thirty-something mechanical engineer Cass Jennings, Antarctica offers an opportunity to finally… Continue reading Book Review: The Winter Over

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Review: A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Synopsis: “Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery, so… Continue reading Review: A Discovery of Witches

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Book Review: The Last Mrs. Parrish

Title: The Last Mrs. Parrish Author: Liv Constantine Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery "Some women get everything. Some women get everything they deserve." This debut thriller by sisters Lynne and Valerie Constantine was chosen as the read for Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine Book Club for December 2017. The Last Mrs. Parrish is a classic story about… Continue reading Book Review: The Last Mrs. Parrish

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Big Magic

Title: Big Magic Author: Elizabeth Gilbert Publish Date: September 22, 2015 Publisher: Riverhead Books Genre: Nonfiction, Self-help Synopsis: Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about… Continue reading Big Magic