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Since She Went Away by David Bell
Since She Went Away by David Bell 432 pages, Paperback Published June 2016 Source: From publisher in exchange for review, NetGalley The Diamond Mom.  Celia disappears after heading out to a park in the middle of the night to meet up with an old friend. Has ...
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One True Love by Taylor Jenkins Reid
One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid 352 pages, paperback and ebook Publishes June 2016, Atria/Washington Square Press Source: From publisher for review, NetGalley About the Book In her twenties, Emma Blair marries her high school sweetheart, Jesse. They b...
One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid. 352 pages, paperback and ebook. Publishes June 2016, Atria/Washington Square Press. Source: From publisher for review, NetGalley. About the Book. In her twenties, Emma Blair marries her high school sweetheart, Jesse. They build a life for themselves, ...
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Summer Break is Upon Us
It's funny to not be cheering for summer break like I used to when I was a teacher. Now I am a parent and wondering what I will be doing to fill the little girl's summer days. Camps? Day trips? Play Dates?  We are, luckily, in the perfect place to be able t...
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Current Read: Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford
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Up All Night
We have all gotten very little sleep. Running on fumes here. The little girl was up vomiting almost every hour from 8pm to 2am. Poor little thing. She was miserable and I feel like a zombie. Up munching on a bagel and having a cup of coffee while she finall...
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Armchair BEA Day 4: Surviving Fictional Worlds and a GIVEAWAY!
My book group just read Paolo Bacigalupi's The Water Knife.  Have any of you read this? It takes place in a not so distant future where climate change has really taken a toll on the US. Hurricanes and rising ocean levels on the coasts, unending drought in t...
It takes place in a not so distant future where climate change has really taken a toll on the US. Hurricanes and rising ocean levels on the coasts, unending drought in the southern states. States are fighting for water rights. Nevada is a dustbowl. Cities with water (heavily controlled and ...
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Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford
Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford 384 pages, Paperback Publishes June 2016, NAL Trade Paperback Source : From the publisher for review, Netgalley About the Book London, 1926 . American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary at the...
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School's Out Readathon
I love this! A week of reading to celebrate the end of the school year. I am in! I will even get the little girl reading with me, too. She is done with school on the 14th, so the 15th and 16th will be our read along days. We are going to the library today, ...
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I just finished another session of Body Back with Fit4Mom . It is an 8 week session that includes two bootcamp-like workouts a week, nutrition guidance and meditation. A full body overhaul, if you will. I have been taking these sessions pretty regularly for...
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Armchair BEA Day 5: Wrap-Up
Armchair BEA has come and gone. Always fun visiting new blogs and reading everyone's posts.  In case you missed my posts this week, here they are, all in one place for you to peruse if you like. If not, at least go enter the giveaway. It's a good one, I pro...
Armchair BEA has come and gone. Always fun visiting new blogs and reading everyone's posts. In case you missed my posts this week, here they are, all in one place for you to peruse if you like. If not, at least go enter the giveaway. It's a good one, I promise. :). Day 1: Introductions ...
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I am a stay at home mom of a preschooler. I am an avid reader and knitter. I also enjoy photography, music and arts of all kinds. 

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MariReads: Vote for Remi by Leanna Lehman
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MariReads: Review: The Nuts Bedtime at the Nut House by Eric Litwin
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MariReads: Sherlock Challenge Wrap-Up and Giveaway Winner
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Thank you so much to everyone that participated in my very first reading challenge. It was small and perhaps not as organized as most, but I

MariReads: Review/Giveaway: Third Lie's the Charm by Laura Roecker and L...
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Third Lie's the Charm is the third installment of The Liar Society young adult series by sisters Laura and Lisa Roecker. It begins with Kate

MariReads: Wedding Shawl All Finished
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MariReads: Review: Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
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MariReads: GIVEAWAY: Books for Reluctant Readers
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It is hard for me to imagine that there are people who don't like to read. Actually, I don't need to imagine it. My older sister is

MariReads: Virtual Book Tour: Guest Post by M.J. Rose
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MariReads: Movie Review: The Hunger Games
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I finally went and saw The Hunger Games this weekend. I was happily surprised. They did a great job of bringing such a great book to the scr

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I am completely engrossed in knitting a shawl for a Google + Knit Along right now that I have not had much time for reading. Sorry about the

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