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The Great Gatsby Audiobook Review + 8 Books to Read if You Like the Great Gatsby
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The Great Gatsby Audiobook Review + 8 Books to Read if You Like the Great Gatsby

Have you been wanting to read The Great Gatsby but just don’t have the time? Try the Great Gatsby audiobook with a celebrity narrator you’ll love!      I love reading challenges and pushing myself to read more. Reading brings me joy, teaches me how to  better my life and whisks me away on adventures…

Wicked by Gregory Maguire Book Review – is evil born or created?
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Wicked by Gregory Maguire Book Review – is evil born or created?

Blurb: Wicked by Gregory Maguire is a wonderfully creepy, magical and sometimes disturbing book, perfect for your fall reading list. Maguire creates a “Wicked” Witch we can empathize with and relate to while providing commentary on the role religion, racial inequality and suppression play in fueling evil. An interesting look at whether evil is born…

Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling – a perfect graduation gift!
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Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling – a perfect graduation gift!

Synopsis from Goodreads: “In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, Very Good Lives offers J.K. Rowling’s words of wisdom for anyone at a turning point in life, asking the profound and provocative questions: How can we embrace failure? And how…

The Poisonwood Bible Discussion Questions & Review
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The Poisonwood Bible Discussion Questions & Review

Blurb: 4* – I Really Liked It! – The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver is gorgeous, lyrical, yet brutal and intense. I truly understood what life was like in the 1960’s for the Prices, a missionary family living in the Congo in the 1960’s. I pick up these books set in other cultures to get a true sense of…

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…