What I’ve Been Reading

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Set during Prohibition and Depression-era NYC, Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg is the story of Mazie–by day an East Village movie theater ticket-taker and by night a friend to the city’s homeless population.  Told through Mazie’s… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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If you are familiar with comedian Jim Gaffigan’s stand-up specials, you know that a big part of his repertoire centers around food.  This hilarious book, aptly named Food: A Love Story, contains dozens… Continue reading

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A perfect summer read, Meg Cabot’s newest offering for adults is Royal Wedding.  Starring Princess Mia, the protagonist of Cabot’s Princess Diaries series as a now twentysomething dealing with the usual post-college issues… Continue reading

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The Blondes by Emily Schultz is the bitingly clever story of what happens when a rabies-like disease becomes catching and causes certain blonde women to become killers.  Occurring over the same time-line of main… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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I am back on a comic book kick thanks to the amazing Ms. Marvel–a graphic novel written by G. Willow Wilson and drawn by Adrian Alphona.  Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Watching

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Although autumn may be the obvious time of year to watch scary movies, I find myself looking for things that are frightfully fun in the summer months as well.  Necessary titles in any horror collection… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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Natchez Burning is the first novel in author Greg Iles highly anticipated new suspense trilogy featuring former prosecutor Penn Cage.  Set in the town of Natchez, Mississippi and shifting in time between the… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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An evocative collection of short fiction that has stayed with me in the months since I finished it is Almost Famous Women by Megan Mayhew Bergman–a collection of poignant stories about eccentric and fascinating women… Continue reading

Vitamania

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Taking vitamins is healthy right? We’ve all heard that at some point in our lives. But why do we really need them? And is taking one really helping our overall health? Most of… Continue reading

What I’ve Been Reading

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In Laura Van Den Berg’s stunning debut novel an epidemic has ravaged the country and Joy, a woman whose unremarkable life had once been spent as a cough-syrup-addicted graveyard-shift-clerk in a Boston grocery… Continue reading

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