Tag Archives: library books

of late in bullet points

{one} Late last Monday night we returned from the Bay Area and my adventures in BlogHer Land. {two} By Tuesday morning it was pretty clear that I had returned with more than a bag of swag and business cards. Indeed … Continue reading

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book review :: baby changes everything

Baby Changes Everything: Embracing and Preparing for Motherhood after 35 Beth K. Vogt This book is written for women (and men) who plan on having a baby after age 35. The book is for those who have had children before … 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 :: 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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book review : love and other impossible pursuits

Love and Other Impossible Pursuits Ayelet Waldman Amazon recommended this book to me, so I checked it out at the library. I love when that happens, except then I fall in love with the book and am sad I have … Continue reading

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book review :: motherless mothers

Motherless Mothers: How Mother Loss Shapes the Parents We Become Hope Edelman I first checked this out from the Foster City Library. I got about halfway through it before we headed south and I had to turn in all of … Continue reading

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book review :: the frog prince: a fairy tale for consenting adults

The Frog Prince: A Fairy Tale for Consenting Adults Stephen Mitchell This is a cute little book (literally little). Most probably remember the story of the frog that is turned into a prince after a kiss from a Princess. Well, … Continue reading

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book review :: the namesake

The Namesake: A Novel Jhumpa Lahiri I finished this book yesterday. Good way to start off the New Year, although I must say this was far from my favorite book. I remember when this book came out and there was … Continue reading

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2006 is not over yet

Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born Tina Cassidy I finished another book last night, Birth: The Surprising History of How We are Born by Tina Cassidy. After reading it, I am truly in awe that any of … Continue reading

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piggybacking

We are all still alive. Tried to go to the Huntington Library today but alas got there too late. They are only open from noon to 4:30 on weekdays, and it just didn't seem worth it for only 2 hours. … Continue reading

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