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December 1, 2019

  • Books to read:  Upstream, No Stopping Us Now:  Adventures of Older Women in American History

  • A Tall History of Sugar 

  •  "Conflict in Book World: Kim Michele Richardson vs. Jojo Moyes" - The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek vs. The Giver of Stars 

  • For word-nerds everywhere: cool Words

December 15, 2019

  • Adventures at the bookstore

  • Upcoming reads: The Gown, The Winter Soldier, A Short Philosophy of Birds

  • "Doubting Santa"

  • "A New Way to Look at Rejection" 

  • "Shelfies"

  • For Word-Nerds Everywhere

January 1, 2020

  • Being Mortal: A book that influenced my life

  • "The Rest of the Story:  Delia Owens and Where the Crawdads Sing

  • Jack London and The Call of the Wild

  • For Word-Nerds Everywhere

January 15,2020

  • Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds

  • Circe by Madeline Miller

  • Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts

  • 7 Ways Keeping a Book Journal Will Improve Your Writing

  • For Word-Nerds Everywhere

February 2, 2020

  • Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

  • Gorgeous Sentences

  • "The Subway Crush Who Crushed Me"

February 16, 2020

  • Mary Oliver's Devotions

  • The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

  • "How to Easily Triple Your Reading Time" 

  • "The Moon Is Still Worthy of Wonder"

  • "When Fear Overrides Compassion"

  • "Remembering the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster"

  • "How Many Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Novels Have You Read?"

March 1, 2020

  • Heathcliff Redux and Other Stories by Lily Tuck

  • The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia

  • How To Dress Your Book for Success  and a Lifetime of Love

  • The Flight Portfolio by Julie Orringer

  • How to Concoct Powerful Descriptions with Smell

  • For Word-Nerds Everywhere

  • How to Be A Committee of Joy

  • What Old MacDonald Is Really Doing Down on the Farm

  • How To Rack Your Success in Life

March 15, 2020

  • Inheritance by Dani Shapiro

  • Indelicacy by Amina Cain

  • "Unconditional Love Lessons in a Bookstore"

  • "How to Sell 60 Million Books in Spite of the Critics"  - The Bridges of Madison County

  • "How to Ignite Your Writing Fire" - Natalie Goldberg

  • "3 Things to Do When You Don't Feel Creative"

  • "5 Ways to Make Every Minute Count"

  • For Word-Nerds Everywhere

  • Maya Angelou and "How a Poet Improved My Writing, My World, and My Life"

  • "If you Think Corona Is Scary, You Need to Know About the Spanish Flu"

  • How to Make a Bitter Old Man Loveable: A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman

April 1, 2020

  • How to Avoid Compassion Collapse During the Crisis

  • The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian

  • Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit

  • Eight Books to Distract and Delight You

  • A Stunning Theory about the Creative Life

  • Conquer Your Notebook Chaos

  • For Word-Nerds Everywhere

  • Writers and Lovers by Lily King

  • Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga

  • The Cellist of Sarajevo

April 15, 2020

  • My Father's Life -Long Secret to a Good Attitude

  • When Time Stopped

  • The Exhibition of Persephone

  • The Power of the Porch to Connect Us

  • Five Things You Should Know About Book World Now

  • For Word-Nerds Everywhere

  • The Scent-Keeper

  • Five Strategies to Save Your Sanity During Times of Crisis

  • Walk It Off: How to Be Healthy and Creative Even Now

  • The Tragedy of Dying Alone and Unclaimed

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