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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AlwaysReiding - The Ripped Bodice Delivers Love (in More Ways than One)!

The Ripped Bodice Delivers Love
(in More Ways than One)!

We always hear how important it is to take care of ourselves, but it has really come into play as we determine our new normals in light of Covid-19. Puzzles, games, books–the arts have done their part to keep us entertained. The Ripped Bodice is going above and beyond in their quest to be the awesome, independently-owned bookstore you need.

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Late to the Party – Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles

Greece in the age of Heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia. Here he is nobody, just another unwanted boy living in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles.

Achilles, “best of all the Greeks,” is everything Patroclus is not—strong, beautiful, the child of a goddess—and by all rights their paths should never cross.

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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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It's Monday, What are you reading?

It’s Monday, what are you Reading? is a fun little meme hosted by the Book Date over on WordPress.com. It’s a great little way to get ahead of your week, figure out reading goals, and have FUN meeting the reading community.
So, I’m reading a few library books (thank you LA County library for your Murder, She Wrote books!), and I’m also in a Facebook challenge group where we read certain categories of books throughout the month (it’s called Reading Rivalry and it is a lot of fun!).

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It is so freaking hot here in California. My lunch time today revolves around figuring out which one of these to read AND catching up on Law and Order: SVU. I’m on season 2.

I really wish I was watching the current season of Younger. Or maybe the Librarians. Or getting another box together for donations to Bookcrossing. Eek!

Of the three, which would you pick?

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