Archive for August 2019

Just Get Her Some Potato Salad and Nobody Gets Hurt: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Just Get Her Some Potato Salad and Nobody Gets Hurt: Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
Listen, I’m not making excuses for Anne Stanhope, but I can appreciate getting ragey in the deli line. All kidding aside, “Ask Again, Yes” by Mary Beth Keane is an incredibly engrossing read and honestly, makes me wonder if it’s one of the better portrayals of a person dealing with psychosis that I’ve read in... Read more »

Time to Let Her Fly: My Last Leaves the Nest

Time to Let Her Fly: My Last Leaves the Nest
My daughter is headed off to college in less than a week. This experience is not unfamiliar. I’ve done it twice before with each of my sons. Scary, wondrous, painful and exciting all at the same time, watching your kids take flight is both exhilarating and bittersweet. It can make you burst with pride and... Read more »

All I Can Hear is Bryan Adams: Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand

All I Can Hear is Bryan Adams: Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand
Tonight’s hot take: Until now, I have never read an Elin Hilderbrand novel. I don’t know why — I have always seen them in the bookstore and thought they looked good. But for whatever reason, I never picked them up. And I am sorry about that, because, escapism! Summer of ’69 served as my ticket... Read more »
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