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Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover

Dear Bookworms, I know I may be late to the game here with this one considering it’s smash success last year but better late than never am I right? Memoirs are not my niche but… I know I’m not one to typically read a memoir (unless it’s one by Jenny Lawson because she is my […]

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Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Dear Bookworms, Fair warning, this book is pretty deep and heartbreaking but so worth the journey. About this book This book was written based on interviews with Holocaust survivor, Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov and tells the tale of his time imprisoned in a concentration camp and becoming the tattooist in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Lale used his position as […]

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Book Review: Born Survivors by Wendy Holden

Dear Bookworms, Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope By Wendy Holden Let me start off by saying that I cried, dozens of times, reading this book. It was utterly heartbreaking. This memoir follows three young Jewish women in Europe during the rise of the Nazi party until […]

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Book Review: Returning by Yael Shahar

Dear Bookworms, This weeks read was provided to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Returning By Yael Shahar This is an unusual memoir to say the least. The first half switches back and forth between Alex (written in first person) and Yael (written in third person). Alex is recounting his tale of […]

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Book Review: Would You Rather by Katie Heaney

Dear Bookworms, This weeks read was provided to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Would You Rather?: A Memoir of Growing Up and Coming Out By Katie Heaney This memoir takes the reader through the process of coming out. It is told in a funny, relatable voice (as a married, straight woman, […]

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Book Review: Rash by Lisa Kusel

Dear Bookworms,  This weeks read was provided to me for free in exchange for an honest review. Lisa Kusel, writer, wife, and mother of one shares this lighthearted memoir about the time a move to Bali almost ruined her marriage. Seizing an opportunity of a lifetime, Lisa and her husband Victor uproot their cozy life […]

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Book Review: We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby

Dear Bookworms, So this week’s read was chosen for two reasons. 1) To fulfill an item from my 2017 Reading Challenge, “a book with a cat on the cover” & 2) because it was recommended by Jenny Lawson (read my reviews of her latest book here and book signing here) and we all know how […]

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Book Review: You Are Here by Jenny Lawson

Dear Bookworms, This weeks read is a tad unconventional but bear with me, it’s worth it. I promise.  Back in March, Mia took me to the book signing for You Are Here in Raleigh, NC. We were awkward and cringy (stop telling me “cringy” isn’t a word autocorrect!) but meeting Jenny was definitely a blast. See […]

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Book Review: Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

Dear Bookworms, Christmas gift for the win over here! You may not know this about me but I am a huge fan of The Gilmore Girls. I think a Lorelai & Rory Gilmore mashup is most likely my spirit animal. The fast talking, coffee drinking, book reading, pop culture junkies are my people, my tribe […]

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Book Review: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (almost) by Felicia Day

Dear Bookworms, So I picked up this book since I looooove Felicia Day in the CW television show, Supernatural. I’ve seen interviews and read some about her and she just seems like a cool chick so I thought what the heck? I’ll just begin with this, I am pretty sure Felicia Day is my spirit […]

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