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The Overdue Life of Amy Byler by Kelly Harms
"Very fun book! I'm not a mom, but still related to the message! Don't be afraid to take care of yourselves and your own mental health, Ladies!! Heck, not just ladies. Everyone needs some "Me Time," whatever that means for you. :)"
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
"Well well, Mary Sue, Mary Sue, Mary Sue. I haven't encountered you for a few books. Now I know where you've been keeping yourself.
Updated: March 3, 2011.

I struggled to finish this novel. The book started out so well with an interesting prot..." Read more of this review »
The Madness Underneath by Maureen Johnson
"Perfectly creepy, with a backstory that seemed pretty interesting. Jane was a fun character, although I was sad to see Jerome [SPOILER]. Also, there's a small part of me that gets immense satisfaction from prediction what's going to happen, and I..." Read more of this review »
Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
"I am speechless. I am sobbing."
The Dragon Queen by Alice Borchardt
" That happens sometimes. I hope you ended up really liking your next book. "
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The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
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To me, the best thing about the audiobook is that it is read by Rebecca Lowman. There is something about Rebecca Lowman's voice and style that makes me feel at home in any narrative.

As for the writing, I loved the opening of the book, but after the f
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Where the Past Begins by Amy Tan
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This has the word memoir in the title, but I wouldn’t describe it as a memoir because there is no over-arching narrative that ties the chapters together. However, that didn’t make it less interesting to me.

In this book, Amy Tan has an odd mix of anal
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Green Girl by Kate Zambreno
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I read Green Girl because Roxane Gay discusses it in her book of essays, Bad Feminist, and I liked what she had to say about it.

Roxane Gay says that this book captures the performance of femaleness. I related very much to the idea that being a woman
Miss Garnet's Angel by Salley Vickers
" From what I remember, the story moves unusually slowly. It is very meditative and there is tons of symbolism. You might love it or you might find it r ...more "
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224724 The Anna & Eric Book Club — 216 members — last activity Nov 09, 2017 05:41PM
In the great tradition of Oprah's Book Club in the US and Richard & Judy in the UK, we've formed a book club because we want to galvanize people into ...more
194545 Jean Rhys Reading Week — 63 members — last activity Sep 30, 2016 07:49PM
During the week of September 12-18, 2016 we read and discussed the writing and life of Jean Rhys. This week was hosted by book bloggers Eric at Loneso ...more
214339 The Read Around The World Book Club — 291 members — last activity Apr 18, 2019 02:34PM
I have created this book club to read books from all over the world, but only from female authors or from marginalized groups within countries. We wil ...more
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