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At Court: A Review of Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thorns and Roses

Feyre works hard to keep her disabled father and two older sisters fed and taken care of. She sets snares and uses her archery skills to get animals they can eat. She sells the skins in town, for what meager coins she can get. And she tries to hide the money from the sister that is most likely to spend it on new clothes she doesn’t need.

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It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

Each Monday, The Book Date asks what we’re reading…  Please visit the site to link up your current list and hold yourself accountable. Also, you can visit some great blogs who are also doing this meme… It’s pretty awesome.

This week allowed me to catch up on Blog posts and Goodreads reviews. HOWEVER, I am way behind my goal. Only 1 or 2 books were read last week.

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Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling is a known celebrity and funny girl. Whether you know her from The Office or The Mindy Project, chances are you have only gotten to know just a little about what makes this comic genius tick. While this book is different than her previous memoir, Why Not Me? contains a lot of small chapters with different concepts.

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Who You Gonna Call?: Ghostbusters (2016) Novelization

When a book she’s tried to hide sees the light of day (and threatens her tenure), Dr. Erin Gilbert seeks out her old friend and partner, Abby Yates, in the hopes to persuade the woman to take the book off Amazon. However, a chance encounter with a possible haunted location (and associated paranormal encounter which PROVES their book’s highly contested theory) brings the girls together.

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When Nashville isn’t on: A review Country by Danielle Steel

Widow Stephanie Adams recovers from mourning her cheating husband by taking a quick trip to Las Vegas–something completely unexpected in her life. Which leads to her meeting a kind man named Chase. Unbeknownst to her until later, he’s the country star Chase Taylor. And the lure of spending time with him makes her rethink her life. Suddenly, she’s on her way to Nashville,

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The Roanoke Girls: Breathing Life into an uncomfortable theme

Lane Roanoke only spent a year at her family home, but the events there still haunt her. While she’s living in California, she receives a call from her Grandfather, beckoning her to return to the family home in rural Kansas. It’s been years since she’s been to Roanoke (the family home), but she knows it is serious when her cousin,

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It's Monday! What Are You Reading

Each Monday, The Book Date asks what we’re reading…  Please visit the site to link up your current list and hold yourself accountable. Also, you can visit some great blogs who are also doing this meme… It’s pretty awesome.

I read 4 books last week, 2 of them had been on last week’s collage–yay! This week’s collage features a library book,

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Own It: The Power of Women at Work by Sally Krawcheck

A new kind of career playbook for a new era of feminism, offering women a new set of rules for professional success: one that plays to their strengths and builds on the power they already have.

Weren’t women supposed to have “arrived”? Perhaps with the nation’s first female President, equal pay on the horizon,

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A Fine Memoir: A Fine Romance by Candice Bergen

At its core, Candice Bergen relates her romance with late husband Louis Malle and her daughter’s life in A Fine Romance. She talks about being an independent woman who falls in love with an equally independent man and the challenges of their lives on separate continents and raising a daughter while they both had full time jobs.

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Where’s my Room? Food Wars Vol 2

Soma finds himself relegated to the farthest dorm on Campus (Polaris) in Food Wars Vol 2. The dormitory is run by an elderly woman (best described in the book, itself, as a crone) who challenges him to cooking something for her. As he had not been told about this ‘audition,’ he had no ingredients, so Soma must be inventive with what is on hand.

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