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Aug 13

Book Review: The Merciless

The Merciless by Danielle Vega I’ve had this on my shelf forever and just picked it up by chance looking for books to cull. Randomly flipping open the page I hit upon a dark and twisted scene and decided that I was in the mood for an evil story about evil people. It starts out …

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May 09

Book Review: Jesus Land

Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres This memoir falls squarely into the “my childhood was worse than your childhood” category. And you know what? She wins. (Not that this is a category that anyone really wants to win.) The sadness of the Scheeres’ childhood hit me harder than any other memoir of childhood I’ve read. Even …

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Sep 07

Book Review: Bad Shoes

Bad Shoes and the Women Who Love Them by Leora Tanenbaum I don’t love shoes. In fact, I hate most shoes. I’ve never lusted after stiletto heels, or had a favorite pair of pumps. For me, a favorite pair of designer dress shoes is like having a favorite tampon–if the tampon cost several hundred dollars …

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