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    Our Culture of Shame

    I hate conflict. I really do. During the election season, I kept my head down and refused to engage in any sort of debate. I even begged out of a bunch of conversations when people would tag me and ask…

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    Audiobook Review: Big Little Lies

    Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Genre: mystery, suspense, thriller Audiobook (courtesy of https://www.estories.com/) Anyone who has been to public school knows that it can be hard. Really hard. Any mom who has dropped off their kid for the first…

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    But I have the right to…..

    Okay, let me start here by saying that I hate confrontation. For most of the election season, I kept quiet on all topics. I tend to shy away from debate. Maybe I’m a people pleaser. Maybe I am just not…

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    Audiobook review: Cooking for Picasso

    Cooking for Picasso by Camille Aubray Genre: contemporary, history, audiobook Publisher: Random House (AUDIOBOOK) Date: August 9, 2016 Pablo Picasso. The name conjures up images galore. Even those with virtually no knowledge of art know that he was a genius. He…

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    Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street

    The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill Genre: historical, mystery, young adult, YA Publisher: Blink Date: February 7, 2017 Eighteen-year-old Piper Sail is well aware that she doesn’t necessarily fit in with the rest of the girls her…

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    Review: I See You

    I See You by Clare Mackintosh Genre: suspense, mystery, thriller, contemporary Publisher: Berkely Date: February 21, 2017 Like millions of people around the world, Zoe Walker rides mass transit to and from work every day. The reality is that nothing…