Category: 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, With a Book

When winter gets nasty it’s time to hunker down with a good book. Here’s some of my winter reading.

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Mystery Lovers Anonymous

I’m thinking of starting a club for lovers of mystery novels. For those who are addicted to murder and mayhem. We’ll call it Mystery Lovers Anonymous, okay?

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Teaching Empathy in the Age of Trolling and Scrolling

Apparently it’s possible to teach empathy. That’s good news in my books

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