Book Review | The Girls in the Picture

Something I don’t read about nearly enough are female friendships. Honestly, I just don’t naturally gravitate towards books where that is a significant plot point. But I definitely want to read more, and Melanie Benjamin’s The Girls in the Picture was the perfect opportunity. It definitely has absolutely nothing to do with the fact that […]

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Book Review | The Written World

Since it’s Nonfiction November, I think it’s only fitting that I do at least one nonfiction review. I am always on board for books about books, so I was pretty excited when I first saw Martin Puchner’s The Written World. It’s all about how literature shaped the world as we know it – something I think […]

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Book Review | The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu

Not going to lie, this was a total title read. You say the words “badass librarians,” and I’m in, no questions asked. I was even more excited to find out that Joshua Hammer’s The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World’s Most Precious Manuscripts was actually nonfiction. This book tells the story of […]

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Book Review | Harem

For those of you who don’t know, I studied history as an undergrad. I am a huge history buff, and I love learning about new historical events or time periods. But it’s been a while since I’ve read a history book (not historical fiction – actual history). I decided to get back into the genre […]

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