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I Was Told It Would Get Easier – Abbi Waxman

★★★★ “Beauty always fades, but it lasts so much longer if you lay a thick layer of intelligence and integrity underneath it.” Jessica is a one-woman powerhouse. Lawyer and mother, she's thought she's seen it all...but nothing and I mean nothing could have prepared her for this. Not the courtrooms, nor the late nights could have… Continue reading I Was Told It Would Get Easier – Abbi Waxman

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Starry Eyes – Jenn Bennett

★★“What's that?""French press.""For coffee? Real coffee? Not instant?""We're camping, Zorie, not living in a dystopian nightmare.” Zorie reluctantly goes "glamping" with a couple of her friends. It's kind of eye-rolling to her but it's the summer and her mom pretty much made her do it. But when she gets to the glamp grounds, Zorrie realizes (to her… Continue reading Starry Eyes – Jenn Bennett

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Poison Princess – Kresley Cole

★ Didn't enjoy this one nearly as much as I thought I would.  It's probably a case of it's not you, it's me. Eff it. Okay. I'm gonna get real here. It's you (book). Totally all on you. We start with a sterotypical white, blond Pretty-Pretty girl who tragically has "mental health issues". Essentially, this girl is either A) hallucinating or… Continue reading Poison Princess – Kresley Cole

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Murder, Plain and Simple – Isabella Alan

★★ ½ In my everlasting effort to find a good - nay, a great - Amish love story...I find myself here. Sigh. On the heels of my broken engagement, I learned I'd inherited my Amish aunt's quilt shop, Running Stitch Angela Braddock is ready for a restart - so she leaves her career, her ex-fiance… Continue reading Murder, Plain and Simple – Isabella Alan

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Gathering Moss – Robin Wall Kimmerer

Shout out to this fabulous book, it made a guest appearance in my latest YouTube Video (all about making fun nature things out of felt). The written review: ★★★★★ There is an ancient conversation going on between mosses and rocks, poetry to be sure. About light and shadow and the drift of continents. Dr Kimmerer takes us… Continue reading Gathering Moss – Robin Wall Kimmerer

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If You Were Me and Lived in… Viking Europe – Carole P. Roman, Mateya Arkova (Illustrations)

★★★★ When a person traveled on his ship for trade or war, he was known as a Viking. Vikings are one of the most popular people that are still talked about in society today (hello Thor!)...but what were they really like? If you are at all curious - this is the book for you. Life back… Continue reading If You Were Me and Lived in… Viking Europe – Carole P. Roman, Mateya Arkova (Illustrations)