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Julie G
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Just call me Cleopatra, cause I'm the queen of denial.
Just call me Cleopatra, cause I'm the queen of denial.

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Book Review: How to Be a Person in the World by Heather Havrilevsky
From Goodreads: How to Be a Person in the World  is a collection of never-before-published material along with a few fan favorites. Whether she’s responding to cheaters or loners, lovers or haters, the depressed or the down-and-out, Havrilesky writes with e...

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Coloring Book Reviews: Atelie Fashion, Color Me Mindful Seasons, and In Bloom!
Right before Christmas I was lucky enough to get my hands on this trio of adult coloring books from Simon and Schuster and I'm finally, finally getting around to reviewing them.  A HUGE thank you to the publisher for sending them to me - I can't wait to fil...

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Goals and Plans for 2017
I've been promising to do this post and talk about my goals for a while now, and I need to just sit down and do it.  I'm a big fan of setting goals and having an idea of what you want your life to look like in general as a way to guide your every day decisi...

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2016 Recap in Statistics
This is a tragic post to write because my reading statistics for 2016 are at an all time low.  I had some really rough reading months.  I kept thinking it was a phase and I'd pass by it, but it really was just an eight or so month slump.  During the worst o...

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2016 End of the Year Survey
My very favorite book club event of the year has quickly become our Christmas pajama party and after a particularly difficult personal year and reading year, this year I was especially excited to snuggle up in my pjs with my best book buddies and talk about...

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Best Adult Non-Fiction of 2016
Grunt by Mary Roach Wicked Bugs by Amy Stewart If at Birth You Don't Succeed by Zach Anner The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner Spark Joy by Marie Kondo Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton

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Best Adult Fiction of 2016
American Housewife by Helen Ellis Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

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Best Young Adult 2016
Starflight by Melissa Landers I'm a tiny bit biased on this one because Melissa is a friend of mine, but this is one that flew through the book club ranks as well and was universally loved.  Space pirates.  No more needs to be said. Exit, Pursued By a Bear ...

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Book Review: The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
From Goodreads: With each passing day, Kelsea Glynn is growing into her new responsibilities as Queen of the Tearling. By stopping the shipments of slaves to the neighboring kingdom of Mortmesne, she crossed the Red Queen, a brutal ruler whose power derives...

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Like the rest of the world, I think, I've struggled to make it through 2016.  This year has been a particularly hard one in my personal life.  I'm not publicizing it in most places, but I do want to mention it briefly here, as it specifically relates to my ...
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