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book review :: dry

Dry: A Memoir Augusten Burroughs This is the third (okay fourth) book by Augusten Burroughs I have read. I started with Magical Thinking and then read Running with Scissors. And I followed that pretty closely with Possible Side Effects. If … Continue reading

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book review :: identical strangers

Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited Elyse Schein I heard about this book on NPR. Shortly thereafter I managed to get my hands on a copy, but then I forgot about it. A couple of days ago … Continue reading

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book review :: the almost moon

I will preface this by saying that I loved The Lovely Bones. I cried when I read it. Also, I didn't hear the bad reviews before I pre-ordered this book on Amazon. I started reading the other night. I got … Continue reading

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life is better with a bunny on your head

A Boy and His Bunny (Bccb Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards (Awards)) Sean Bryan Sometimes you just need a silly poem of a book to make you smile. This is a true gem. A boy wakes up with a bunny … Continue reading

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book review :: the incredible shrinking critic

The Incredible Shrinking Critic: 75 Pounds and Counting: My Excellent Adventure in Weight Loss Jami Bernard There isn't anything really new in this book, but it is funny (at times). This isn't a how-to lose weight book, but more a … Continue reading

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book review :: eggs

Eggs Jerry Spinelli This is my first Jerry Spinelli book, but I don't think it will be my last. This is his latest work though. In this book a 9-year old boy who has lost his mother and a 12-year … Continue reading

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book review :: mars needs moms

Mars Needs Moms! I think there is a bit of a theme to the books I have read recently. Reminders of how easy it is to take a mother for granted, how much a mother does goes unnoticed, and how … Continue reading

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book review :: momzillas

Momzillas Jill Kargman First a confession: I picked up Momzillas because I learned about it at The W. In fact, the author was doing a book tour in which she stopped at a couple of W hotels to talk and … Continue reading

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book review :: hatched!

Hatched!: The Big Push from Pregnancy to Motherhood Sloane Tanen This book is so funny because it is so true. I highly recommend it for moms and moms-to-be, and especially any of their friends. It will help you understand. p.s. … Continue reading

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book review :: french women don’t get fat

French Women Don’t Get Fat: The Secret of Eating For Pleasure Mireille Guiliano I saw this at the library on my way out and figured, what the heck, and checked it out. I read the first half and then skimmed … Continue reading

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