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Book Review: Monarch Beach by Anita Hughes

I work in a profession where I see the results of the utter devastation that occurs when a life is shattered overnight. Prior to starting my career, I’d carefully considered how people reacted when their lives changed overnight due to death, job loss or infidelity and Monarch Beach by Anita Hughes covers the latter. I ...
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Book Review: Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas

What do you do when the two people you thought you could trust both turn on you at the same time in the same act? If you are Lucy Marinn, you discard both of them and move on. In Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas, which was a free offering from Goodreads for me to review, ...
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Book Review: Forgotten by Catherine McKenzie

I quite enjoy Catherine McKenzie’s style of writing, so I was looking forward to reading Forgotten. If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if you were presumed dead and your life had moved on without you, and I honestly have, then this book might be a beautiful, fictional read for you. There are a lot ...
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Book Review: Mothers & Daughters by Rae Meadows

Normally, after reading a book, I allow myself a week or so to process what I’ve read before I write a review.  However, every now and then, I’ve read a book that has consumed me in a way that I feel that I must, MUST, write about it and let others know that it affected ...
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Book Review: Cheap Cabernet by Cathie Beck

I don’t like to read non-fiction. There. I said it. Judge me oh you finger pointers, you. I’m in a doctoral program, cut me some slack. I spend oh so many hours a week reading non-fiction that sometimes, I will dramatically swear, make my eyeballs fall out of my noggin. Therefore, I usually pass when ...
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Book Review: The Actor and the Housewife by Shannon Hale

In “The Actor and the Housewife” by Shannon Hale, a new screenwriter and dedicated Mormon housewife named Becky stumbles into a chance meeting with Felix, an actor she’s had a crush on for most of her adult life. For most women, drooling and acting a fool would commence, but Becky is pregnant and Mormon and ...
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