Unnatural Creatures

Date Tue, March 14 2017

Unnatural Creatures is a collection of short stories curated by Neil Gaiman about monsters and fantastic beasts of all sorts. If you’re familiar with Gaiman’s fiction, then you probably expect these stories to be new and unusual takes on those stories, and you’d be right. In these pages you’ll read about strange spots, griffons, werewolves and […]

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Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

Date Mon, March 13 2017

Some time ago, I decided I didn’t like Jenny Lawson Aka the Bloggess. I don’t entirely recall why. Perhaps it was how everyone seemed to adore her, yet I couldn’t find the humor in her posts. Maybe it was insecurity as a blogger myself. She was so Internet famous despite having been around the blog […]

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Work PAUSE Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career

Date Wed, March 1 2017

Work Pause Thrive by Lisen Stromberg is a book that delves into what it means to be a professional who is also a woman, how the current paradigm makes it difficult advance when you’re a woman with children, how only allows for one-half of a couple can focus on work when they have children and how […]

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Comediennes

Date Fri, January 11 2013

The subject of Comediennes is one that is near and dead to my heart, so it’s a Shane that I cannot recommend it wholeheartedly. It’s not that the content is lacking necessarily, but the writing is inconsistent, and the organization is confusing. Despite this, the book does give some inherit insight into the lives of many […]

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Getting Over Mr. Right

Date Tue, July 10 2012

I don’t read a lot of chicklit, but sometimes it’s just what you need. This wasn’t a hard read, and it was easy to pick back up. It didn’t take a lot to get into the mindset of it. With that said, it also wasn’t a very good book. Not only does main character Ashleigh […]

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The Great Peace

Date Sun, July 1 2012

It took me a long time to get around to reading this book by Ryan George Kittleman. I was offered it, downloaded it, couldn’t get it to my Kindle.. and promptly forgot all about it. To be honest, I considered backing out of my commitment. I probably shouldn’t admit that here, but I was just […]

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The Fault In Our Stars

Date Tue, June 26 2012

John Green knows how to write a book. He quotes Vonnegut, alludes to Star Wars, makes you cry and makes you laugh, all in exactly the right order. In this book about cancer victims, he writes intelligent teenagers that are almost unbelievable, but with whom I’m sure I’d like to have a conversation. The Fault […]

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