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Rainy Mornings, Suicidal Earthworms and Guilty Re-reads: Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie

Rainy Mornings, Suicidal Earthworms and Guilty Re-reads: Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie

There are few things that are more stressful for me in the mornings that walking my dog after it rains. The earthworms are everywhere and I try diligently not to step on them but they just seem to keep coming for my boots as if they want to be squished…. Read more »

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Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1) by Amanda Quick

Review: Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street #1) by Amanda Quick

The thing that stood out the MOST to me throughout this book was the constant use of the word “psychical.” And it drove me mad by irritating the shit out of me. 🙁 Directly after that I was irritated by the word “senses.” I felt like I was partially dropped… Read more »

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Review: Otherwise Engaged by Amanda Quick

Review: Otherwise Engaged by Amanda Quick

Sadly, this book was rather “meh” for me. I like Amanda Quick as an author and I’ve read several of her books – my favorite being Scandal. The parts of Otherwise Engaged that worked the most for me was Amity and her sister Penny’s relationship and the agency that both… Read more »

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Review: Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans by  Michelle Tam & Henry Fong

Review: Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans by Michelle Tam & Henry Fong

Nom Nom Paleo is a wonderful cookbook! Nom Nom Paleo was one of dozens of cookbooks I borrowed from the library while searching for paleo recipes. I went through so many cookbooks that they’d all started to look alike to me. I was…so over cookbooks that when I got the… Read more »

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DNF Review: I Didn’t Ask to Be Born: (But I’m Glad I Was) by Bill Cosby

DNF Review: I Didn’t Ask to Be Born: (But I’m Glad I Was) by Bill Cosby

In this hilarious collection of observations, Cosby brings us more of his wonderful and wacky insights into the human condition that are sure to become classics. In the tradition of Fat Albert, I DIDN’T ASK TO BE BORN offers a host of new characters, including Peanut Armhouse and Old Mother… Read more »

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Review: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Review: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Dorothy thinks she’s lost forever when a tornado whirls her and her dog, Toto, into a magical world. To get home, she must find the wonderful wizard in the Emerald City of Oz. On the way she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman and the Cowardly Lion. But the Wicked… Read more »

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