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The First Darling of the Morning by Thrity Umrigar Memoir Book Review
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The First Darling of the Morning by Thrity Umrigar Memoir Book Review

Synopsis from Goodreads: First Darling of the Morning is the powerful and poignant memoir of bestselling author Thrity Umrigar, tracing the arc of her Bombay childhood and adolescence from her earliest memories to her eventual departure for the United States at age twenty-one. It is an evocative, emotionally charged story of a young life steeped…

Book Review: The Shadow Wife by Diane Chamberlain
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Book Review: The Shadow Wife by Diane Chamberlain

Synopsis from Goodreads: “Joelle D’Angelo’s best friend, Mara, is left with brain damage after she suffers an aneurysm giving birth to her son. Alone and grieving, Joelle turns to the only other person who understands her pain: her colleague—and Mara’s husband—Liam. What starts out as comfort between friends gradually becomes something more…something undeniable. Torn by…

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Book Review: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Synopsis from Goodreads: “In her early thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want–husband, country home, successful career–but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she felt consumed by panic and confusion. This wise and rapturous book is the story of how she left behind all these outward marks of success,…

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey Book Review

Synopsis from Goodreads: “In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity — principles that give us the security to…

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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Book Review

Synopsis from Goodreads: “Bringing Chicago circa 1893 to vivid life, Erik Larsen’s spell-binding bestseller intertwines the true tale of two men–the brilliant architect behind the legendary 1893 World’s Fair, striving to secure America’s place in the world; and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous…