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Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid eBook and Paperback, 352 pages Published July 2015, Atria Books/Washington Square Press Source: from publisher for review After a break up with a married man, Hannah Martin is ready for a change. She packs up her...
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Training
I have not been training for this half marathon as I should be. It is less than a month away and the most miles I have run is 6. Not bad, for me, but not really where I should be. The problem is my susceptibility to injury. I tend to hurt myself walking, sh...
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Night at the Symphony
The hubby and I went to the Symphony last night, the last performance of this season's subscription. It was pretty amazing. It wasn't just the normal performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, it was a full on production incorporating movement around the st...
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SF Half Marathon
Back in January, I told a friend I would do a half marathon with her. Back then it sounded doable. Six months to train and get myself able to at least run part of it and finish in the allotted time. Well, I should have known that, being a bit of a klutz, it...
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Imaginary Things by Andrea Lochen
Imaginary Things by Andrea Lochen 400 pages, Paperback Published April 2015, Astor+Blue Editions Source: sent for review by publisher Do your kids have imaginary friends? Did you as a child?  This book follows a young single mother and her son as they try a...
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Vote for Remi by Leanna Lehman
About the Book Fiery US government teacher Remi Covington is relentless in her desire to impart the genius of the democratic process to her students. Her so-called “academically challenged” high school seniors sometimes find her enthusiasm more than a littl...
Fiery US government teacher Remi Covington is relentless in her desire to impart the genius of the democratic process to her students. Her so-called “academically challenged” high school seniors sometimes find her enthusiasm more than a little annoying―so, in an effort to teach her a lesson, ...
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Just noticed the annoying addition of that Everlane logo to every review from the blog that was posted here. Ugh. Need to figure out how to fix that. Have deleted them. Sorry for that.
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Stronger, healthier, faster
I went to Banana Republic yesterday to buy some shorts. They had tons of really cute ones that weren't too short and some that were even on sale. I had the little girl with me so knew I wasn't going to have much time to really try on much. I picked up a pai...
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Going on Hiatus...kind of
Hi all, My last (requested) book review will be posted next month and then I am going on hiatus for a bit. Not sure how long it will be for, but I am ready to read books from my TBR pile and our Book Group picks without having to try to fit them in between ...
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The Appetites of Girls by Pamela Moses
The Appetites of Girls by Pamela Moses 416 pages, Paperback Published June, 2015 by Berkeley Source: From publisher for review About the Book A wisely-observed and beautifully-wrought debut novel,  Pamela Moses ’s  THE APPETITES OF GIRLS  (Berkley Trade Pap...
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Lost in Translation, Part 2.
I am currently reading The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, a science fiction novel that has been translated from Chinese. While reading, it made me think of my previous post about what may get lost in translations. Was I missing some important things? I fo...
I am currently reading The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, a science fiction novel that has been translated from Chinese. While reading, it made me think of my previous post about what may get lost in translations. Was I missing some important things?
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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. 

If I am not sleeping, eating or taking care of the little girl, you will most likely find me with a book or needles in hand.
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MariReads: Vote for Remi by Leanna Lehman
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Fiery US government teacher Remi Covington is relentless in her desire to impart the genius of the democratic process to her students. Her s

MariReads: Four Today
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My little girl is four! It is hard to believe it has been four years sometimes. It is going fast. She is a joy- happy, smart, social and ima

MariReads: Review: The Nuts Bedtime at the Nut House by Eric Litwin
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The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by Scott Magoon. 32 pages, Hardback. Published July 2014 by Little, Brown Boo

MariReads: On TV: The Strain
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Aren't you glad I didn't post the eye ad? You're welcome. I have been catching up on missed episodes and am really freaked out by the scary

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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K's wedding shawl. Pattern: Triinu Scarf by Nancy Bush. Book: Knitted Lace of Estonia. Yarn: Madeline Tosh Lace, terra. Needles: US 4. K's w

MariReads: Guest Post by M.J. Rose
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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

MariReads: Sunday Salon: Catching Up
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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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