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Something for the Monday blahs…

“The sea was angry that day, my friends…” Now, I am a fan of Seinfeld. I am especially fond of the first five seasons, and have watched episodes multiple times. I have alarmed my husband on more than a few occasions with my ability to recite lines and jokes from episodes… The following clip is from the most excellent  ‘The Marine Biologist’. Much love. Always manages to make me laugh. Or chuckle.

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Review: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

Review: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell Source: Paperback, Published March 27, 2012 by Plume Verdict: Excellent Book Description: Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder know that somebody is monitoring their work e-mail. (Everybody in the newsroom knows. It’s company policy.) But they can’t quite bring themselves to take it seriously. They go on sending each other endless and endlessly hilarious e-mails, discussing […]

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Review: Maid of Secrets (Maids of Honor #1) by Jennifer McGowan

Review: Maid of Secrets (Maids of Honor #1) by Jennifer McGowan Source: Hardcover, Published May 7, 2013 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Verdict: Excellent Book Description: Orphan Meg Fellowes makes her living picking pockets—until she steals from the wrong nobleman. Instead of rotting in prison like she expected, she’s whisked away to the court of Queen Elizabeth […]

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Review: Jewel of the Thames by Angela Misri

Review: Jewel of the Thames (Portia Adams Adventure #1) by Angela Misri, illus. Sydney Smith Source: ebook, Published March 25, 2014 by Fierce Ink Press Co-op Ltd Verdict: Good/Very Good Book Description: There’s a new detective at 221 Baker Street Set against the background of 1930s England, Jewel of the Thames introduces Portia Adams, a budding detective with an interesting […]

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Review: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller

Review: A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller Source: ARC from Goodreads First Reads, provided by Penguin Group. Thank you! Verdict:Very Good/Excellent Book Description: Welcome to the world of the fabulously wealthy in London, 1909, where dresses and houses are overwhelmingly opulent, social class means everything, and women are taught to be nothing more than wives and mothers. Into this […]

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