This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

While Ann Patchett does talk about marriage in her latest book, this is not just a story about marriage. Told through 22 essays, “This is the Story of a Happy Marriage” is a memoir of her life from early years up through present day. Many of the essays are pieces that were previously published in […]

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Furniture Makeovers by Barb Blair

Do you have an old dresser or chair that is just begging for a makeover? After perusing “Furniture Makeovers” by Barb Blair, you may be inspired to try some of your own creative transformations. The author lays out all of the tools and materials, but I confess, I went straight for the before and after […]

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Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

Hearing author Lily Koppel being interviewed on NPR about her new book, The Astronaut Wives Club, my interest was piqued http://n.pr/12lDl4t. Many of us remember the different space missions that took place in the 60’s and 70’s, but what did we really know about the wives that were left behind? Koppel delivers an inside look […]

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I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali

Nujood Ali grew up in the small town of Khadji, located in Yemen.  The women in Yemen are not taught how to stand up for themselves or how to make their own choices in life.  The man of the house is the person that makes all the decisions for the family.  With no work in […]

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