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Newsletter: Summer Double Issue
Several People Are Typing by Calvin Kasulke
Who: The staff of a public relations firm. What: Co-workers navigate WFH (work-from-home) life and balance staff meetings with...
Most Anticipated: April
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Newsletter: Volume 7
Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Who: The residents of Beartown, Sweden. What: An absorbing, utterly human story of family, community, and yes—hockey. When: Current...
Newsletter: Volume 6
2022 Most Anticipated: March
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What's Left of Me is Yours by Stephanie Scott
Who: Sumiko, a newly-minted Japanese lawyer in her mid-twenties, sets out to learn more about the death of her mother, Rina. What: Rina...
Reputation by Sarah Vaughan
Who: Emma Watson, British Member of Parliament and mother of 14-year-old Flora. What: A spine-tingling thriller that weaves in elements...
Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi
Who: Sitara, a child in Afghanistan, is the only member of her family to survive a violent coup. What: A deeply touching novel about a...
Newsletter, Vol. 5
Millenneagram by Hannah Paasch
Who: A foul-mouthed, self-identified queer millennial. What: An overview of the enneagram personality trait system, which explains...
2022 Most Anticipated: January
The January Q & A topic was a preview of books I am most excited about this year! Recording the Q & A was a disaster, so, here is a...
An American Sickness by Elisabeth Rosenthal
Who: Author Elisabeth Rosenthal is a physician and a reporter, making her the ideal person to write this book. What: The healthcare...
We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza
Who: Childhood best friends Riley (who is Black) and Jen (who is white) What: Riley, a television news reporter, recently took a job at a...
Nov 11, 2021
Outlawed by Anna North
Cowboys, robbers, sheriffs, nuns – Outlawed has everything, and then some. Anna North’s plot exploded off the page and kept me riveted,...
Nov 8, 2021
Fake Accounts by Lauren Oyler
Note: This review contains some mild spoilers. Please don't be upset if you read the entire review and think I ruined the plot. Fake...
Oct 14, 2021
Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee
In a world filled with life hacks and tips for maximizing our time (“Read magazine articles and listen to podcasts at 1.5 speed while...
Sep 30, 2021
Namaste Off Camera
Is it a best practice to turn video on during Zoom fitness classes?
Sep 15, 2021
The Swallows by Lisa Lutz
Lisa Lutz weaves a dark, intricate tale of students and faculty at an elite New England boarding school in The Swallows. When Alexandra...