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Mini Reviews: Books for Yoga Lovers

I've always wanted to get into yoga, so I decided to compile a few books that I recently read that have been helpful in introducing me to the practice. I've learned quite a bit from these books, whether it be how to do a variation of a yoga pose or the history of yoga, and… Continue reading Mini Reviews: Books for Yoga Lovers

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Review: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Title: Interpreter of Maladies Author: Jhumpa Lahiri Genre: Fiction, Short Stories Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Date published:May 22, 2000 Format: Paperback Page Count: 198 Rating: 5/5 Navigating between the Indian traditions they've inherited and the baffling new world, the characters in Jhumpa Lahiri's elegant, touching stories seek love beyond the barriers of culture and generations.… Continue reading Review: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Title: A Man Called Ove Author: Fredrik Backman Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Publisher: Atria Books Date published: July 15th 2014 Format: Paperback Page Count: 337 Rating: 5/5 A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon, the kind of man… Continue reading Review: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

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Review: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang

Title: Rejection Proof: How I Beat Fear and Became Invincible Through 100 Days of Rejection Author: Jia Jiang Genre: Non-fiction, Self help Publisher: Harmony Date published: April 14th 2015 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 240 Rating: 4/5 Rejection Proof is Jia Jiang's entertaining and inspiring account of conquering his fear of rejection, offering a completely new perspective on… Continue reading Review: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang

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Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

Title: Sorcery of Thorns Author: Margaret Rogerson Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Publisher: Simon & Schuster Date published: June 4th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 464 Rating: 4/5 All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up… Continue reading Review: Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson

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Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

Title: Paperweight Author: Meg Haston Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Publisher: HarperTeen Date published:July 7th 2015 Format: Paperback Page Count: 288 Rating: 4/5 Seventeen-year-old Stevie is trapped. In her life. And now in an eating-disorder treatment center on the dusty outskirts of the New Mexico desert. Life in the center is regimented and intrusive, a nightmare come true.… Continue reading Review: Paperweight by Meg Haston

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Review: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

Title: The Silence of the Girls Author: Pat Barker Genre: Mythology, Historical Fiction Publisher: Penguin Date published: August 30th, 2018 Format: Paperback Page Count: 336 Rating: 4.5/5 The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, which continues to wage bloody war over a stolen woman: Helen. In the… Continue reading Review: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

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Review: King of Fools by Amanda Foody

Title: King of Fools (The Shadow Game #2) Author: Amanda Foody Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Inkyard Press Date published: April 30th 2019 Format: Hardcover Page Count: 602 Source: ARC via NetGalley Rating: 3.5/5 In the sequel to Aces of Shades, Amanda Foody brings us back to the hectic world of rebellion, opportunities, and deadly secrets. In New Reynes,… Continue reading Review: King of Fools by Amanda Foody

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Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Title: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Author: Marie Kondo Type: Self Help Genre: Nonfiction Publisher: Ten Speed Press Date published: October 14th 2014 Format: Audiobook Time: 5hr Rating: 5/5 Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant… Continue reading Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo