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Between Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaouad

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Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted by Suleika Jaouad I picked up this memoir on the recommendation of several people and sent it to my daughter who was on her own cross-country odyssey in a van with her dog. I just finished it myself as I travelled the Pacific…By jbadmin|
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The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

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The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz This was a fun read for the mere fact the author revealed so much about the world of being a writer and the ins and outs of the publishing industry. It was a world she displayed with authority and a healthy dose of sarcasm. She also wove two threads…By jbadmin|
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The Privileges by Jonathan Dee

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The Privileges by Jonathan Dee The writing in this novel was very good: smart, witty, revelatory. The early chapters which depict a boozy wedding weekend and a mother getting through an endless day with her young children had me excited and optimistic about the reading journey…By jbadmin|
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Animal by Lisa Taddeo

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Animal by Lisa Taddeo I listened to Animal on audio which was really well narrated by Emma Roberts. That aside, once I got to the end, I had to immediately begin listening all over from the beginning. It's that kind of book, so set aside plenty of time. This debut work of fiction…By jbadmin|
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The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein

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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster by Sarah Krasnostein This book was prescribed in a bibliotherapy session and coincidentally read while cleaning out my own home of twenty years. Trigger alert if you are, or ever had…By jbadmin|

The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal

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The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal The human organ at the center of it all, around which so much is attributed. The love, the imagery, the life - the heart is more than a pulsing muscle. This novel is successful in its ambition to capture everything, from the poetry of the heart to…By jbadmin|
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Eden: A Novel

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