Review: First Impressions by Charlie Lovett + Giveaway

First Impressions by Charlie Lovett

I’m the book nerd that loves to read stories that revolve around books. I binge read First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen by Charlie Lovett and enjoyed every word. I wasn’t sure about the novel at first because I’m not (gasp) a Jane Austen fan. First Impressions will appeal to anyone who loves […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: Alex Marwood

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I love reading mysteries and thrillers and often wonder what authors of those genres like to read. Today we have Serena Macksey, who pens thrillers under the pen name Alex Marwood, sharing the books on her nightstand. Take a peek with me and I think you’ll find some new books to add to your to-be-read […]

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October Book Club Feature: The 13th Gift

The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith

We’re finishing up the month with The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith for our next October book club selection. With the upcoming holiday season, it’s easy to become sucked into the materialist frenzy. Smith’s memoir reminds us what is the most important gift should be: After the unexpected death of her husband, Joanne Huist Smith […]

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Book Club Discussion: The Goddess of Small Victories

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Do you ever wonder what it would be like to have dinner with Albert Einstein? In the novel The Goddess of Small Victories (Other Press) by Yannick Grannec, we get a glimpse into mathematician Kurt Gödel who was good friends with Albert Einstein. Gödel’s colleagues are immortalized in the history books, but Grannec gives the scientists and mathematician humanity through […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: Joelle Herr

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I had so much fun with Joelle Herr’s irreverent William Shakespeare Rewritten by You, I just had to know what books she had on her nightstand. My to-be-read list has gotten longer thanks to her list. Read on to find out what book has been sitting on her nightstand for several months and why! The Paying […]

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Review: The Wonder of All Things

The Wonder of All Things by Jason Mott

I loved Jason Mott’s debut novel The Returned so much that I hunted down an elusive galley of his second  at Book Expo America. The Wonder of All Things has been sitting patiently on my shelf until closer to its release date, when I released it from my self-imposed ban. I even cleared my schedule in order to read it […]

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