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Lucky Us by Amy Bloom
Lucky Us
by Amy Bloom
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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Big Little Lies
by Liane Moriarty (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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Liane Moriarty snagged me with her smash hit, THE HUSBAND'S SECRET. I read it last year and my jaw dropped at how hard of a punch it packed. So when I saw that BIG LITTLE LIES was coming out, I knew this would be one I couldn't pass up. I was a bit w...more
Life Drawing by Robin Black
Life Drawing
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I made a mistake in reading LIFE DRAWING by Robin Black. The mistake was not in the reading of the book, but the reading of the book after a piece of fluff that had my mind going 100mph. The first half of LIFE DRAWING had me groaning out of boredom a...more
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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Big Little Lies
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Dear Daughter by Elizabeth  Little
Dear Daughter
by Elizabeth Little (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I honestly don't know what possessed me to send in a request for a review copy of DEAR DAUGHTER by Elizabeth Little. Books about "It" girls are not really my thing, and I really waver on whether I actually enjoy suspense/thrillers or whether they are...more
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Dear Daughter by Elizabeth  Little
Dear Daughter
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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
We Were Liars
by E. Lockhart (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I've been putting off reading WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart for a few reasons. The first reason is that I really, really loved THE DISREPUTABLE HISTORY OF FRANKIE LANDAU-BANKS. Like.. I adored it. The second reason is that, for some reason, this book...more
The Art of Adapting by Cassandra Dunn
The Art of Adapting: A Novel
by Cassandra Dunn (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I struggled with THE ART OF ADAPTING because in some ways, I really loved it and in others I found it predictable and a bit boring. In this story by Cassandra Dunn, a newly-separated mother of teenagers has to deal with putting herself back out there...more
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The Patron Saint of Ugly by Marie Manilla
The Patron Saint of Ugly
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George Eliot
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
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William Goldman
“Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.”
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Ernest Hemingway
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
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Charlotte Brontë
“If all the world hated you and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved of you and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.”
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C.S. Lewis
“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
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