Tag: infidelity

Dec 31

Book Review: The Husband’s Secret

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty This isn’t the sort of book where guessing what the husband’s secret is too early will ruin it for you. Clever readers might pick it up from the back flap. But that’s not what this book is all about. The book is about how secrets and foolish actions have …

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Jul 29

Book Review: A Beautiful Terrible Thing

A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal by Jen Waite I honestly thought I would like this book more, since I went through something so similar. It should have hit me right in the feels, as if someone who also lost her father as a child read Judy Blume’s Tiger Eyes. I …

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Jan 20

Book Review: The Descendants

The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings   This novel has everything you might want in a novel. It has rich family dynamics, complex and changing relationships, and a lush and fascinating background. It’s set in Hawaii, where Matt King is one of the last descendants of a land speculator and a Hawaiian princess. He’s also …

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Oct 19

Book Review: Is He Lying to You?

Is He Lying to You?: An Ex-CIA Polygraph Examiner Reveals What Men Don’t Want You to Know by Dan Crum The book I wanted wasn’t available at the library, so I grabbed this because it was in the same section. I’ve read more than one book on reading body language, but this one purported to …

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Sep 12

Book Review: Open

Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage by Jenny Block Dan Savage had an interesting article the other day about monogamy, speaking out against it, actually, saying (to paraphrase) that insisting on monogamy is basically dooming people to an impossible, unnatural, and not really pleasurable state. Jenny Block has done more than talk …

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