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It’s almost Thanksgiving, and we are deep in year-end giving projects at work, and my beloved Darwin’s closed its original location yesterday. It’s been a lot, to say the least. Meanwhile, here’s what I have been reading: Absolutely Truly, Heather Vogel FrederickTruly Lovejoy is not thrilled about moving to tiny Pumpkin Falls, N.H., after her […]

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November is speeding by, with lots of golden leaves, local adventures, election excitement and good books. Here’s what I have been reading: A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting, Sophie IrwinAnnie recommended this delightful Regency romp, which follows Kitty Talbot as she hunts for a wealthy husband in London to save herself and her sisters from penury. […]

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October has been quite a month – stuffed full of good books, in between all the other things. (Also, my Nov. newsletter comes out this week – sign up here!) To cap off the month, here’s what I have been reading: The Monsters We Defy, Leslye PenelopeClara Johnson has an uneasy relationship with the spirit […]

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We are almost two weeks post-Gala, and I think I’m almost recovered! And the leaves, as always, are stunning. Here’s what I have been reading: The Maid, Nita Prose Molly Gray loves her job as a hotel maid, though she’s struggling since her gran died. When a wealthy, difficult customer ends up dead, Molly falls […]

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We are nearly halfway through October – and between bike rides, a major work event and daily life, here’s what I have been reading: Picture in the Sand, Peter BlaunerIn 2014, a young Egyptian-American man leaves his home suddenly to join a jihadist uprising overseas. His grandfather, Ali Hassan, decides to share his own story […]

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And just like that, it’s October – the asters are out, the nights are drawing in and we’re nine days away from our big fundraising gala at work. Here’s what I have been reading, to cap off September: The Littlest Library, Poppy Alexander After her beloved Mimi dies, Jess Metcalfe moves to a tiny country […]

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Whew – September has been a ride. I turned 39, hosted my parents for a few days, drove to Amherst with a girlfriend and had a few other adventures. In the midst of all that, here’s what I have been reading: The Midnight Orchestra, Jessica KhouryAmelia Jones is finally settling in at Mystwick School for […]

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September is flying by so far – amid work and daily adventures, here’s what I have been reading: The Lost Summers of Newport, Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen WhiteI enjoy Team W’s richly detailed historical novels (and I’ve devoured nearly all of Williams’ books). This one follows the intertwined stories of three women connected […]

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Another month has flown by! As we wrap up August, here’s what I have been reading: Just Another Love Song, Kerry WinfreySandy Macintosh has built a life for herself in her Ohio hometown – she’s even happy, most of the time. But when her first love Hank Tillman (now a successful musician) comes back to […]

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August is flying by – between work and yoga and other adventures, here’s what I have been reading: Rivals, Katharine McGeeQueen Beatrice is hosting her first international diplomatic conference, and alliances will be formed and shattered – but by whom? Meanwhile, Princess Samantha might be falling in love – for real this time – and […]

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