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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant

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Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608198061
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 6th, 2014

By turns deeply moving and hilarious, this painfully honest memoir tells of Chast's relationship with her parents through their final illnesses. The wry humor makes for an appealing read, but the story will stay with you for a long time. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

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ISBN: 9780307931474
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Published: Yearling - June 24th, 2014

A terrific literary mystery - fun funny adventures in the most incredible library ever. And it's a page-turner. I loved this one, and my daughter did too. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Mrs. Wheelbarrow's Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving by Cathy Barrow - Book Review

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$35.00
ISBN: 9780393240733
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 3rd, 2014

Everything you need to know to get started with home preserving. The basic jar recipe is truly foolproof! ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Saratoga Trunk

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ISBN: 9780060956714
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - April 23rd, 2019

A fabulous tale of Saratoga high society in its heyday - as experienced by a pair of wiley grifters. This is a forgotten classic worthy of a revival. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Do or Die: Reluctant Heroes by Suzanne Brockmann - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780345543813
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 30th, 2014

Brockmann is an extremely talented writer - her books are packed with witty, smart characters and lots of adventure. This book is a real thrill. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


Heroes are My Weakness

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ISBN: 9780062106070
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Published: William Morrow - August 26th, 2014

A delicious spoof on gothic tales (Rebecca and Wuthering Heights) - hilarious and full of heart. A romance legend at her best. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


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