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cover of let me tell you by shirley jackson

Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings by Shirley Jackson

I've always sought out stories about families - by birth or by choice - over the years. The Chronicles of Narnia (paid link). The Baby-Sitters Club (paid link). The Fast and the Furious (paid link). I would even include Remember Me by Mary Higgins Clark. I'm talking about Shirley Jackson's…

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cover of Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau

Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau

I've been following Guillebeau off and on for a few years now. I bought the digital version of $100 Startup (paid link) when it was on sale. I decided to support him further, and get in on the ground floor by getting the ARC (advanced reader copy) of his latest…

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Australian cover of After Dark

After Dark by Haruki Murakami

Excellent book. I like to think of it as a post-modern film noir set in Tokyo, around two sisters named Eri and Mari. Buy this book on Bookshop & support indie bookstores! The story follows how their lives connect to each other, an old friend, an abused Chinese prostitute and…

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Me & Mr. Darcy by Alexandra Potter

American bookstore ninja/Darcy fangirl runs into Mr. Darcy in modern times on his turf. Hi-jinks ensue. It's incredible the impact Jane Austen has had on literature and how many times writers have retold and redone her storylines over the years. I'm not a hopelessly obsessive fangirl, but I recognize her…

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Not Quite What I Was Planning by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith

The book's premise is if you could write a memoir in six words, what would yours be? "Nobody cared, then they did. Why?"Chuck Klosterman They were taking submissions from every writer: professional, non-professional, famous, and the not-so-famous. "We still don't hear a single."Adam Schlesinger As I was reading it, I…

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cover of mouse tales by david koenig

Mouse Tales by David Koenig

I finished "Mouse Tales" by David Koenig from my summer reading list last week. If you want to know about the dark side of paradise (i.e., Disneyland, which is paradise as far as I'm concerned), read it. I think there's an updated version out now, but I liked what I…

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