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We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Review

In this short novel, Jackson introduces Merricat, Constance, and Julian Blackwood. The only remaining members of the affluent Blackwood family, they live as outcasts in the family home isolated from the nearby village. When an estranged cousin comes to try and set things right, Merricat rebels and their isolated little world comes crumbling apart. What […]

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The Winter Sisters Review

Newly trained Savannah physician Dr. Aubrey Waycross is begged by the town mayor of Laurenceville, Georgia to attend to the spreading of rabies. When Waycross arrives, though, he discovers that the threat of rabies hasn’t yet affected any citizens but was a ploy to allow the mayor to make a bid for county seat. Competing […]

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Monday Schedules

Monday Schedule: 25/11 – 1/12

I am busy busy busy folks! The only thing I’ve been really good about is reading, but I’m still making these schedules in the hopes that something will pull through! Monday: 25/11 Already I posted my comparison of the Sharp Objects novel by Gillian Flynn to the TV series on HBO. I’m also currently reading […]

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Sharp Objects: Book vs. TV Series

To begin with, I’ll say that I enjoyed both versions of the story. I was not aware of Sharp Objects as a book before I started the series. I got about three and a half episodes in before needed a break due to the heavy content. By then I knew of the book and decided […]

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Coffee With Catherine: November

Hello bookworms! Yes, it’s that time of the year, the last Sunday of the month and therefore my post! I ended up having to work today, so I’m writing this post with wine in hand instead of coffee but the spirit will be the same. This month’s big focus has been NaNoWriMo. I’ve participated, and […]

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Saturday Wrap Ups

Saturday Morning Wrap Up 22/11

Overview So I think that now that I work the ultra busy, extra long weekend shifts at the restaurant it’s unrealistic to call these “morning” wrap ups… Both my fiancĂ© and I went to bed around the same time intending to be up in the morning and doing productive stuff like selling our bicycles and […]

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Come Closer Review

Amanda has a normal, peaceful, and stable life. Her architecture career is going well, she and her husband love each other, and she’s befriended a stray dog. Then a strange noise starts to irritate Amanda and Ed in their loft. Amanda becomes irritable, finds herself doing and saying things that are out of character for […]

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Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler, Review

Sweetbitter follows Tess, a new graduate from Ohio who moves to New York City without a whisper of a plan. Once there she manages to land a backwaiter position at one of the most famous restaurants in the city. The whirlwind job drives her into the arms of Simone, the most talented server on the […]

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Monday Schedule: 18/11 – 24/11

So yesterday I very much took the day off from the blog since I had an unusually long work shift. Today I’ve also been rather delayed in doing any work because my body just forced me to sleep in after three extra-hard work shifts in a row. Monday: 18/11 So far all I’ve really done […]

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Saturday Wrap Ups

Saturday Morning Wrap Up: 16/11

Overview Well it’s not technically morning, but you know how it is. This week I’ve been able to keep up with some of what I schedule which I feel is a big accomplishment what with working, participating in NaNoWriMo, and beginning to sell off and pack up our apartment. And job hunt remotely. And apartment […]