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This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

Thank you to Laila at Big Reading Life who introduced me to This is the Story of a Happy Marriage! This is a collection of essays written by Ann Patchett that run the gamut of her life, which is surprisingly relatable. I listened to this on audio book and while it was amazing to hear… Continue reading This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

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Top 10 Tuesday: Recommendations for Fans of The Walking Dead

Happy Tuesday! The Broke and the Bookish took a short summer break, but they're back with a new linkup! Today's theme is Recommendations for ______. I recently read an excellent dystopic novel, and decided to go with Recommendations for Fans of The Walking Dead. But here's the twist: there are NO zombies on this list… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Recommendations for Fans of The Walking Dead

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I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid

In I'm Thinking of Ending Things, Jake is a guy taking his new girlfriend to his family farm to meet his parents. With the story told through his girlfriend, we learn that Jake is a wicked smart guy working in a laboratory on some science-y thing. We learn quickly that she's been thinking of ending things… Continue reading I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid

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Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d by Alan Bradley

"The world is an interesting place for a little girl with big ears." The wait at the library for this Flavia de Luce mystery wasn't as long as I'd anticipated! Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew'd is the eighth book in the series. The ninth (The Grave's a Fine and Private Place) will be released in… Continue reading Thrice the Brinded Cat Hath Mew’d by Alan Bradley