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The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

I listened the the audiobook of this and Palmer reads it herself. There are also a few of her songs and others’ songs on the audiobook. I am glad that she reads it because I know her voice well. I … Continue reading

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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

This was a book club selection so I had no idea what it would be about. This will be a short review because I do not want to spoil any of the surprises for anyone. Our protagonist lives with her … Continue reading

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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

I read this book because I had enjoyed Moriarty’s last one, The Husband’s Secret. This one is quite similar, in that it is quick and easy to read, but still thought-provoking, set in a small town, and many of the … Continue reading

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Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

This is a collection of essays, if I did not know the title of the book and if someone had asked me what the unifying theme of the collections was, I may have struggled to tell them. This book is … Continue reading

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Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

I have read more than half of Palahniuk’s novels, and have enjoyed them to varying degrees. Some of them have been great, one has been one of my favourites of all time, and some have been just OK. This one … Continue reading

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Yes Please by Amy Poehler

I listened to the audiobook for this one, and yay! Poehler reads it herself. I really disapprove of people who do not read their own audiobooks. She is a comedy actress who many might know from Saturday Night Live (I … Continue reading

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Lamb by Christopher Moore

The Bible famously tells the story of Jesus’ birth, then we hear nothing more about him until he is in his thirties. This story is an amusing, light-hearted speculation on what may have happened during those thirty-something years, told from … Continue reading

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