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Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Station Eleven review

Book Review: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Check out Station Eleven This is one of the most beautiful and memorable books I’ve read in a long time. Mandel is a true artist and storyteller, who weaves this tale with such apparent ease, it’s breath-taking. As I turned the

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Hold My Girl Deal Announcements

Blink Studios adapt Charlene Carr

Blink Studios to Adapt Charlene Carr’s Upcoming Novel ‘Hold My Girl’ – Global Bulletin By Jamie Lang ADAPTATION Blink Studios, the new content venture from Endeavor Content, has acquired the rights to Canadian author Charlene Carr’s next novel “Hold My Girl” and will adapt the book as a series. Blink Studios will serve

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Book Review: Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Mrs Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Book Chat: Mrs. Everything, by Jennifer Weiner  https://youtu.be/fKB9sjL2Bvg Check out Mrs. Everything This book is epic. I feel it should be required reading for women … and men too, actually. I wasn’t quite as engrossed in the first 1/2 to 2/3s – don’t get me wrong, it was still good,

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Book Review: Looking for Jane by Heather Marshall

Looking for Jane

Heather Marshall’s LOOKING FOR JANE is a novel of brave and determined women is a must-read that honours countless untold stories of a past that’s been too long-silenced, that in other countries still exists. Beautiful, heartbreaking, necessary, and memorable.

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Book Review: The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams

the reading list book review

Book Review: The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams Check out The Reading List This read was like a warm book-loving hug. Adams did a brilliant job of drawing us into the characters’ lives and world. It reminds the reader of the power of story to influence and shape our

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Book Review: The Rise of Light by Olivia Hawker

The Rise of Light by Olivia Hawker

Book Review: The Rise of Light by Olivia Hawker https://youtu.be/HqW8_N3xuUE Check out The Rise of Light It’s not often I find a book that moved me the way this one does. Hawker’s ability to delve into the mind of characters I otherwise may have found despicable or pathetic is awe-inducing.

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Book Review of Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

Book Review: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid https://youtu.be/1hT_4kGc7DQ Check out Such a Fun Age An engaging and complex book with complicated and layered characters, while also remaining a fast-paced and entertaining read. The micro and macro aggressions made for moments of discomfort, revelation, and the opportunity to turn

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Book Review: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Book Review: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner https://youtu.be/dK2CiJrbwq4 Check out The Lost Apothecary For me, The Lost Apothecary was ALL about the historical timeline, though I still enjoyed the contemporary thread. The novel had me captivated as it explored themes of motherhood, female relationships, and empowerment, all in the

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Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain

The Push by Ashley Audrain
Book Chat: The Push by Ashley Audrain   Check out The Push I will admit, it took me a few chapters to get on board with the second person voice, but once I did, I was all in. Audrain's writing is sharp and raw, with a rare economy, as sheKeep Reading ...

Book Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Vanishing Half Brit Bennett

Book Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett https://youtu.be/JkKNye64vhs Check out The Vanishing Half A compelling, emotional, expansive read that kept me compulsively turning the pages. I blazed through this book in just a few days! What you think will be the story – the hook – isn’t the story.

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