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What’s with Wives?

Have you noticed that here are a ton of books about wives out there these days? And some of them are really good.

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Have Books Will Travel II

I can’t imagine a camping trip, or any travel, without taking along a big bag of books.

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When You’re Yearning to Travel

When you’re yearning to travel but are stuck at home what do you do? Read, of course.

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Ambition. Blind, Blonde, or Otherwise

I’m thinking about ambition this week. And what it means.

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A Life on Ice: Fredrik Backman’s Beartown

Fredrik Backman’s book Beartown is not just a book about hockey, about life on the ice. It’s about friendship, loyalty, betrayal, and a community torn apart by a game.

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Sometimes I Just Want Charming

Sometimes I don’t want a deep and meaty book. I just want a book that is charming, well written, and lovely.

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Mystery Lovers’ Nirvana

When you read, and listen to, and watch three great mysteries in the same week, that’s called Mystery Lovers’ Nirvana.

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Small Pleasures

Being read to is one of life’s small pleasures. And shouldn’t be abandoned just because we’re not children anymore.

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Shhh. The Lady Is Reading.

I was in a reading drought for a while. But lately it’s been raining wonderful books.

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When Winter Gets Nasty, It’s Time To Hunker Down

Winter has been pretty nasty around here lately, folks. Probably it’s nasty where many of you are as well. Cold and icy, making walking treacherous. And then last night, a big dump of snow, very big, with high winds, and …

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