| Checked Out: March Book Review- Finding Chika |

If you have been following me for a while you know by now: I am a big Mitch Albom fan. Over the past few years, I have reviewed books such as “Tuesday’s With Morrie,” “The Next Person You Meet In Heaven,” and my personal favorite, “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” (“The Five People You […]

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| Checked Out: February Book Review- The Couple Next Door |

I was in Austin earlier this month for work and my flight was boarding in just a few short hours. I knew that the city’s popular book store, “Book People” had a kiosk in the airport but you know me by now- I wanted to venture to the real thing. So I jumped into an […]

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| Checked Out: December Book Review II- Make Your Bed |

It’s time for my latest confession: I needed to read one more novel to reach my “20-book overachiever status” in 2019 (My original goal was 12.) I was hovering at 19 but refused to end the year without a clean numerical milestone. December 30th and 31st were workdays though, and my chances of quality time […]

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| Checked Out: December Book Review- The Lilac Girls |

Hello and Happy New Year! I cannot believe that it is already the 5th of January: I missed all opportunities to blog about my decade in review, 2020 goals, my last few books read, and so on. I feel like once Winter vacation drew near, I drew my last breath of motivation. Nevertheless, it is […]

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| Bookish Bliss: 10 Perfect Gifts For The Literary Lover In Your Life |

I cannot bluff: I have been sitting on my couch, scrolling on Amazon, for the last two hours. Tomorrow is #CyberMonday and instead of mapping out my holiday gift list, I have been pinning bookish favorites to my “Adding Punctuation” Amazon registry. The whole activity started out innocently enough, I assure you: I ventured to […]

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| Checked Out: November Book Review II- Tuesdays With Morrie |

I am a “Tuesdays With Morrie” late bloomer but am pleased to announce that the book has finally made its way to the “read” pile. To emphasize my adoration, I have a coveted bookshelf reserved for all of my Mitch Albom novels and “Tuesdays” now sits among them as one of the best. I have […]

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| Checked Out: November Book Review- The Tattooist Of Auschwitz |

“The Tattooist of Auschwitz” has been receiving praise since its release in 2018, has topped the charts of both the New York Times and International Bestseller lists. It was no surprise, then, that my team chose this book for our October book club read. My month was cluttered with work trips: Each weekend, a new […]

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