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The Know-It-All: A Book Review

The Know-It-All was so good! It’s the quirky-but-true story of A.J. Jacobs,  a 35ish New York City magazine editor who undertakes a one-year odyssey to read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica so he can become the “smartest person in the world.”

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James Patterson Bookshots: What’s Up with the New Mini Books?

Did you know James Patterson holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers? If you’re a diehard James Patterson fan,  like I am,  you may be interested in — and surprised by — the format … Continue reading

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Books I’ve Read and Enjoyed in 2015

When you discover a writer you love who produces a great book series (22 so far), it makes reading 54 books in a year easy to do!

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Highs and Lows of April

Spring is finally here! Highs 1) Made a reservation for a cruise to Venice and the Greek Islands this summer with a fun friend. Can’t wait — we’ll have a blast!

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One for the Money: A Book Review

One for the Money by Janet Evanovich is fast-moving, exciting, suspenseful — and laugh-out-loud funny, too.

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The Alchemist: A Book Review

  My book club picked The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho for this month’s discussion because several people had seen articles saying that it was a book everyone should read. I’d never heard of it before — and neither did most of … Continue reading

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The Art Forger: A Book Review

*This post contains an affiliate link to Amazon.com, which means that if you click on the product link and buy a product, I will receive compensation.” ———– If you enjoy mysteries and human interest stories written in a conversational style, … Continue reading

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Mishaps and Fun on a Charleston Walking Tour

**This is not a sponsored blog post; I just really like this book! M, one of my best friends, wrote a fabulous walking tour book of historic Charleston, S.C. called Charleston from a Kid’s-Eye View: The interactive walking tour book … Continue reading

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Books I’ve Read and Enjoyed in 2014

I absolutely love to read, and have also been taking a photo every day for more than four years to capture images of people, events and things in my life as part of the 365 Project. So it seemed a natural … Continue reading

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The Great Adventure: Writing My First Book

A little over 20 years ago when my son was a toddler, I had a brainstorm: write a book about great places to take kids in the area. I was an at-home mom, no product like that existed locally and … Continue reading

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