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Labor Day Book Reco: How to Set a Fire and Why

How to Set a Fire and Why

If yesterday’s review for Into the Water left you a little underwhelmed and soggy, you’re in luck. Fire beats water (haha where’s my Captain Planet ring??) with an amazing novel called How to Set a Fire and Why. I read one review that compared this YA fiction to Catcher in the Rye. It has a Holden Caulfield-esque female protagonist who struggles with a difficult home life and behavioral…

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Labor Day Book Reco: Into the Water

Into the Water

There’s a glorious long weekend coming up so here’s one option for some Labor Day reading – Into the Water. So you know I’m all about a good book recommendation. I love to get them and give them. Into the Water is by the author of The Girl on the Train – which I loved… but I’m sad to say that I just couldn’t get behind this one…

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This One’s a Shoutout to my Nerds

Okay so if you know me at all then you know that I’m a mega nerd and love sci-fi. After recently perusing some super dorky books on Amazon, I stumbled across a reco for a book called Sleeping Giants. It had a massive metal robot that an ancient alien race had disassembled piece by piece and scattered across the world thousands of years ago. It had a team…

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide: Irony

This gift idea is a little on the ironic side during this season of endless giving and commercialism. Okay actually it’s very ironic and completely tongue in cheek. But it’s also an incredibly enlightening revelation around how ‘stuff’ weighs us down. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing will instruct you on how to address each item in your home to determine…

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Furiously Happy

I need to share this book with everyone I know – which includes you! Seriously – read this book. I haven’t LOLed like this in such a long time. Jenny Lawson has a way of finding humor in the things that might ordinarily knock the wind out of you. She struggles with depression, anxiety and heartbreak, like so many. But instead of succumbing to the immense weight of…