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Review: Other People’s Houses

Other People’s Houses by Abbi Waxman My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The problem with adoring an author’s first novel is that they either never write another, leaving you forever wanting more (Emily Croy Barker, I’m talking to you!) or … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

There is a something comfortable for you in the life you’ve built, even though you’re deeply sad still, and lonely.  It’s a rut, but it’s your rut. ~ Abbi Waxman, The Garden of Small Beginnings   This quote from last year’s favorite … Continue reading

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Shelly’s Year in Books | 2017

It’s that time again!  Time to review my reading for 2017.  All in all, it’s been a pretty good year for me – bookwise at least – with far fewer low points than high points.  I won’t dwell on any … Continue reading

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Review: The Garden of Small Beginnings

The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I received Abbi Waxman’s debut novel, The Garden of Small Beginnings, through Goodreads.com. I never would have guessed that a novel about a young widow raising … Continue reading

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