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Review: A Dream So Dark by L. L. McKinney

I put off starting L. L. McKinney’s follow-up to A BLADE SO BLACK for months because I was afraid the second in the series would be a disappointment. I should have been brave. A DREAM SO DARK continues Alice’s adventures … Continue reading

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Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

Naomi Alderman’s THE POWER sat on my nightstand for months as it waited patiently to be read. I resisted it because my husband had described some of his responses to the book, and it just didn’t sound like something I … Continue reading

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HardCore Summer Reading Suggestions

Nothing against romance novels and more traditional beach reads, but I like to use my downtime to get deep and dirty into books that take me aback and encourage me to evolve without mindfulness and meditation. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Poopendous Reading at Watchung Booksellers

My kids have been told “No Bathroom Talk” at their preschool.  And we’ve tried to curb their use of poopie, doo-doo, and peep (I don’t know why they say it with a P at the end) talk, especially during mealtimes. … Continue reading

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Road-Trip Reading from Debra Galant

“I glanced in the mirror and saw my opening.  I was in the far left-hand lane, but managed to cross three lanes at once and slam to a stop on the shoulder.  Horns blared, and the [children’s] cries in the … Continue reading

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