Lies and Other Acts of Love by Kristy Woodson Harvey

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Lies and Other Acts of Love

Now that I’m a few weeks into my new clinical chaplain gig, I’m reminded that the two most significant events for human beings are births and deaths; what I find…

Reading Roundup

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Reading Roundup

Is anyone else shocked that we’re already at the end of March? Since nearly three months have passed, I thought I’d do a little reading roundup to reflect on my…

All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

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all the single ladies

After running into a reading slump earlier this month, I was delighted when Rebecca Traister’s recent, much buzzed-about, nonfiction work was released; it definitely pulled me out of the doldrums….

Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

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Try Not to Breathe

Thanks to the suggestions of other, more experienced, book bloggers, I began keeping track of my reading habits throughout the year; I’ve discovered that I seem to gravitate toward mysteries,…

It’s Not You, It’s Me (2)

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It's Not You It's Me

Every reader is bound to hit a slump; not every book can live up to my high expectations so this happens, from time to time. In the immortal words of George…

The Blue Hour by Douglas Kennedy

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The Blue Hour

As a young girl, my inclination toward reading developed as a way for me to get out of whatever space I physically and mentally inhabited; I’ve never been a huge…

Why They Run the Way They Do by Susan Perabo

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Why They Run the Way They Do

Only recently have I become a fan of short stories; I don’t think I started reading them until after college, when a collection was recommended to me by a friend…

Chalk’s Outline by J.J. Hensley

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Chalk's Outline

For those of you not already familiar with him, author J.J. Hensley is not only a writer and a reader but also a distance runner. The backdrop of his first…

The Dogs of Littlefield by Suzanne Berne

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Dogs of Littlefield

I think I may have set my sights a little high for this one; I’d had my eye on it since it’s publication date was announced last year and I…

Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt

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Mr. Splitfoot

After reading this review by Andi of Estella’s Revenge, I decided that I should start the year off by stepping out of my reading comfort zone (something I did more…