| 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: October Book Review II- Atomic Habits |

I will admit- I was very reluctant to try Audible. I work hard to read at least one book each month and never thought it was “fair” to listen to chapters recited. I therefore was quick to turn up my nose. My husband, who is not and has never been a reader, urged me to […]

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| Checked Out: October Book Review- The Flight Girls |

I have an extreme fascination with aviation and a deep love for being in the air. There is something about looking through a window and seeing soft white puffs of water vapor at eye level- It feels so unnatural, irregular. All senses intensify as gravity is defied; For me, I find myself in the clouds. […]

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| Checked Out: September Book Review- Educated |

While vacationing in Connecticut last month, I was very excited to see that a new book had been passed down from my sister in law, to my mother in law, had made its way to my nightstand. “Educated” by Tara Westover has been on my TBR list all year- Although I didn’t know what the […]

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| Checked Out: August Book Review- The Goldfinch |

I started a book club at work. In truth, I have no idea what I am doing, but I have always wanted to be part of a book community that reads and shares insights with other literary lovers. Forever intimidated by the structure surrounding it all and my longtime lack of consistent reading, I shied […]

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| Checked Out: July Book Review- The Overdue Life of Amy Byler |

Confession: I purchased nearly 15 books in July. Between my local 2nd & Charles having a clearance sale, travels to my favorite Salt Lake City bookstore, and an impulse buy at Target, I’ve got enough books to last me the next two years. I’m at the point of having to sneak them into the house […]

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