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Sunday Book Club: The City & The City

Okay, so now that the excitement is over (obviously I mean Game of Thrones premiere), let’s dive right in to this week’s Book Club book! The City & The City…it came highly recommended, and I picked it to read because I thought it would be a fast read (crime/drama/murder mystery genre).  Uh, no.  It’s more… Continue reading Sunday Book Club: The City & The City

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Disconnect with the World, Reconnect with Yourself

I just got back from a family vacation which had very spotty wifi.  I had to put away my phone, computer, and other technology for eight days.  I could get the occasional text or email, but, overall, I had to let go of that part of my world.  It caused a little anxiety at first,… Continue reading Disconnect with the World, Reconnect with Yourself

Book of the Week · Reading · Sunday Book Club

Sunday Book Club: Beartown

Today’s book is Beartown, by Fredrik Backman.  I adored Backman’s earlier work, A Man Called Ove (again, if you haven’t read this yet, you must!), and I was expecting this work to be very similar. It wasn’t. That’s not to say it wasn’t good.  The characters are well-developed, as is the story.  Sports in a small town.… Continue reading Sunday Book Club: Beartown