26 of 52: Artemis

This week I enjoyed Andy Weir’s “Artemis.” “I live in Conrad Down 15, a grungy area fifteen floors underground in Conrad Bubble. If my neighborhood were wine, connoisseurs would describe it as “shitty, with overtones of failure and poor life decisions.” Jasmine Bashara lives on the moon. Yes, a lunar colony. She’s a smuggler who […]

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25 of 52: Amanda Wakes Up

I have become that person. The one who reads a paper novel, a digital book and listens to audio books all at the same time. At this point, I am stockpiling them and will do my best to keep up with my personal recaps. This week I finished “Amanda Wakes Up.” Full disclosure: I am […]

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23 of 52: Without Merit

If you are looking for a quick read, “Without Merit” might work out for you. This is the second Colleen Hoover novel I’ve read. Maybe that’s the root of a lot of family issues, It isn’t actually the issues people are hung up about for so long. It’s that no one has the courage to […]

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22 of 52: Scarlet

This week’s pick is the second book in The Lunar Chronicles series. “Scarlet” picks up where the first installment left off. “She did not know that the wolf was a wicked sort of animal, and she was not afraid of him.” Readers get to follow two stories. Our heroine from book one, Linh Cinder, is trying […]

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21 of 52: The Favorite Sister

This week I picked up Jessica Knoll’s newest novel “The Favorite Sister.” I was pretty excited since I am a fan of “Luckiest Girl Alive.” There is always a choice. There is not always a good choice. -Kelly First, I will confess I watch a lot of Bravo; and this book is all about reality TV. […]

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20 of 52: The Dry

This week’s book is May’s Girly Book Club selection. “The Dry” is a mystery set in a small town in Australia. Death rarely changes how we feel about someone. Heightens it, more often than not. Aaron Falk, a federal agent, reluctantly returns home after his best friend’s family is found murdered in their home. He […]

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19 of 52: The Weight of Lies

This week’s pick is set in the St. Marys area of Georgia just a little north of where I live. “The Weight of Lies” has elements of a Southern Gothic tale. And let’s say it was a pretty interesting choice for mother’s day weekend. We needed each other—possibly even loved each other in some strange, […]

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18 of 52: Cinder

Besides reading at least 52 books this year, I want to be open to reading all genres. I was definitely not the target audience for this week’s read. “Cinder” is a modern day fairytale without a damsel in distress. I’m sure I’ll feel much more grateful when I find a guy who thinks complex wiring in […]

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17 of 52: Pachinko

This week’s read is April’s Girly Book Club selection. “Pachinko” is a journey through 20th century history and shows us the importance of family and the hardships of war. Min Jin Lee paints of a brilliant picture what it was like to live in the era. Learn everything. Fill your mind with knowledge—it’s the only kind […]

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