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Best Books of 2016

Best Books of 2016

Best Books from 2016! My list is finally decided. It’s never easy to whittle this list down as I’ve read a lot of good fiction this year. Enjoy these selections and Happy Reading! Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi The One Man by Andrew Gross Mischling by Affinity Komar All The Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood The […]

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the-mothers

The Mothers by Brit Bennett

The Mothers by Brit Bennett– 278 pages – Audio Book Blurb: It is the last season of high school life for Nadia Turner, a rebellious, grief-stricken, seventeen-year-old beauty. Mourning her own mother’s recent suicide, she takes up with the local pastor’s son. Luke Sheppard is twenty-one, a former football star whose injury has reduced him […]

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All The Ugly And Wonderful Things

All The Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

All The Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood – 346 pages Book Blurb: As the daughter of a meth dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. Struggling to raise her little brother, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible “adult” around. She finds peace in the starry Midwestern night sky […]

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Homegoing

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – 305 pages Book Blurb: Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle’s dungeons, sold with […]

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Glory Over Everything

Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom

Glory Over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House by Katheen Grissom – 370 pages Book Blurb: This new, stand-alone novel opens in 1830, and Jamie, who fled from the Virginian plantation he once called home, is passing in Philadelphia society as a wealthy white silversmith. After many years of striving, Jamie has achieved acclaim and security, […]

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2016 Winter Break Reading List

2016 Winter Break Reading List

If you’re looking for something to read over Winter Break, here’s the list you’ll need. It includes some of my faves that I’ve read over vacations in the past. Hopefully, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes – It’s a sequel to You, last year’s hit mystery. No worries, you can read them […]

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My Fat Dad: A Memoir

My Fat Dad: A Memoir by Dawn Lerman

My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love and Family by Dawn Lerman – 336 pages Book Blurb: Dawn Lerman spent her childhood constantly hungry. She craved good food as her father, 450 pounds at his heaviest, pursued endless fad diets, from Atkins to Pritikin to all sorts of freeze-dried, saccharin-laced concoctions, and insisted the […]

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