ABOUT THE BOOK:
After her father’s death, Ruth Robb and her family transplant themselves in the summer of 1958 from New York City to Atlanta—the land of debutantes, sweet tea, and the Ku Klux Klan. In her new hometown, Ruth quickly figures out she can be Jewish or she can be popular, but she can’t be both. Eager to fit in with the blond girls in the “pastel posse,” Ruth decides to hide her religion.

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What to Read when the World Feels Scary

I’ve talked to a lot of people lately that have felt at odds with the world lately, that there is trauma we are all experiencing in different ways. Things we once felt like we were okay with, or things that we might have used to relax previously are not cutting it. Reading does not have to be one of them, but I would recommend doing a few things differently to maximize your enjoyment of reading in uncertain times.

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It's Monday, What are you Reading?

It’s Monday, What are you Reading?

It’s that time of the week again, where we talk about what we’re reading (This is a ‘meme’ hosted by the Book Date. And I’m partaking in it yet again. Yay!

I’m reading a few library books (isn’t the library amazing through all of this craziness) like:
Coconut Layer Cake Murder MisfitCityVol2

And then some stuff from my own library like:
The Sweeney Sisters The awesome people at Wunderkind PR sent me a copy of this in exchange for my honest review.

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How to Review Books without a Blog

When many people think of starting book reviews, they get nervous thinking about all of the things they will need in order to set themselves up as ‘legitimate’ book reviewers. I’m here to tell you that the myth of legitimacy as it relates to book reviews, is more of a glass ceiling concept that you don’t have to pay attention to when you are starting out. So don’t!

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How to Decide Your Next Read

One of the biggest decisions impacting readers is what to read next. It’s an age old question, especially when we have local bookstores, ereaders AND a seemingly endless source of places telling us when new books are releasing. Use one or a few tips below to get you the answer you seek–these questions always seem to work for me!

What did you just read?

I really like reading series,

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10 Great Websites for Book Reviewers
NetGalley

One of the first ‘musts’ for reviewers, NetGalley is awesome because it allows you to sign up for upcoming titles. Once you set up your account, you download digital copies (via your ereader or Adobe Digital Editions) and give your honest review. Not reviewing will impact your numbers, so be sure to only sign up for the books you know you’ll read.

Edelweiss

Edelweiss is similar to NetGalley,

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