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Assassin’s Apprentice
9.0

Assassin’s Apprentice

As a royal bastard in the household of King Shrewd, a boy called Fitz spends his early years in the king’s stables. When the…

The Goldfinch
7.0

The Goldfinch

A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and determined to…

Washington Square
8.0

Washington Square

The shy and sweet daughter of a well-to-do physician, Catherine Sloper seems destined for lifelong spinsterhood until the sudden appearance of a dashing suitor…

The Name of the Wind
9.0

The Name of the Wind

My book review backlog is getting out of hand. Partly because I have cut down on the accepting books from publishers thing (so no…

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Meet Me at Starbucks

Meet Me at Starbucks

While walking visiting our neighborhood Starbucks for a seasonal cappuccino a couple of days back, I saw a whole bunch of post-its on a board….

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Party Planning Peevishness

Last weekend was quiet (as compared to the madness of the previous weeks). I spent most of the weekend on the phone planning Piglet’s…

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Drooling Over iPhone Covers

The Rifle Paper Co. first came to my attention when I saw their lovely Puffin in Bloom editions on Amazon. I absent-mindedly signed up…