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November Reads

It’s almost December, y’all! Which means it’s almost the end of the year already.  Is anyone else happy to see this year make its way out the door? I know I am. Good. Riddance! This month I got a little more reading in. Usually when the holidays roll around is when I read the least. I get so busy that I can’t sit down and have a minute to myself. But not this year – which is a weird double-edged sword. While I love the extra time I have, I’m sad that life is a little different this holiday season. We will get through it, though one book at a time. Here’s a few of the books I curled up with this month: Open Book by Jessica Simpson I have heard soooo many people recommend this memoir and WHEW was it salacious! I was for sure a little teeny-bopper when I was a kid in the 90s and while I do remember Jessica Simpson hitting the scene, I don’t recall listening to her a lot. …

(Not Quite Summer) Reading: September

Summer may be officially over, but my reading list goes on! I’ve been making my way through the mountain of books we’ve collected over the years and that I still add to often when I find a new book I really want to dive into but can’t find on Hoopla or Libby. No shame in our growing library, well maybe a little. But I do try to give old books away every now and then to friends or thrift stores. Anyway, here’s what I read this month: My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Ok, I loved this one! It follows two Nigerian sisters, one just so happens to be a serial killer. It was funny and out there, has some romance and rivalry, but also touches on the strength of sisterly bonds — at all costs. This Passing Fever: 1918 Influenza Poems by Melanie Faith I didn’t set out to read this in one sitting, but once I started I couldn’t stop. This collection of poems is centered around the flu pandemic of …