Book Review: Choose Your Own Autobiography


Choose Your Own Autobiography is the work of Neil Patrick Harris, detailing different parts of his life until now. Although the book is done in the style of the Choose Your Own Adventure books, I listened to the book on tape where flipping to page 129 wasn't exactly feasible ...

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Book Review: Today Will Be Different


Off the Powell's New + Recommended shelf, I picked up Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple. And unfortunately, it won't be finding it's way to my 'New + Recommended' list any time soon. The book follows Eleanor through a particularly whirl-wind day, from her son Timby feigning illness ...

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Book Review: It Ends With Us


It Ends With Us is a harrowing story of love and abuse, and how abusive relationships aren't usually as black-and-white as we like to think. 'It Ends With Us' follows Lily Bloom as she opens her own flower shop and falls in love with a surgeon, Ryle Kincaid. With ...

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Book Lovers: A Gifting Guide


I know, I know. It's too early. it? I feel like I go through this every year: it's always too early to start thinking about the holidays until December 20th, and then I'm scrambling to find or make good gifts for my family and friends ...

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Book Review: I'm Thinking of Ending Things


I'm Thinking of Ending Things is a debut novel by Iain Reid, and was a surprising delight to read. Like most books I checked it out only knowing that Powell's had it on their 'New + Recommended' list, and was pleased when I found myself in the middle of ...

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Book Review: The Girls


Ahh, the much anticipated, celebrity-book-listed, book of the Fall season, The Girls by Emma Cline. I was very intrigued by this book since it had been hyped so much, and after reading it am somewhat mystified by the noise around it. Don't get me wrong, this isn't a ...

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Book Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain


While doing chores and running errands this weekend, I had a chance to read The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. As a dog owner and lover I was simultaneously excited and wary of another book about a dog where the dog inevitably the dog dies at ...

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