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Book Review: Circle Round: Raising Children in Goddess Traditions by Starhawk, Diane Baker & Anne Hill

Circle Round: Raising Children in the Goddess Tradition by Starhawk, Diane Baker & Anne Hill * Illustrated by Sarah Ceres Boore * Format: Paperback Book * February 1, 2000 😸😸😸😸😸 Rated 5/5 happy lap cats Circle Round was one of the books I reached for the most as I was raising my children, so much so,… Continue reading Book Review: Circle Round: Raising Children in Goddess Traditions by Starhawk, Diane Baker & Anne Hill

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Ursula K Le Guin 1929-2018: We’ve Lost One of the Greats (Plus Book Review of The Lathe of Heaven)

It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope. -Ursula K Le Guin Ursula K Le Guin has been one of my favorite authors for more than 40 years, ever since the first time I read a Wizard of Earthsea as a young teenager. I've read it, and all… Continue reading Ursula K Le Guin 1929-2018: We’ve Lost One of the Greats (Plus Book Review of The Lathe of Heaven)

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Book Review: Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson

Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson * Format: Kindle * February 17, 2017 😸😸😸😸½🔵 Rated 4.5/5 happy lap cats Snapshot is a near future neo noir novella about a pair of washed up police detectives who are kept on the force to do court-ordered investigative work inside the Snapshot Project, an on demand, perfect recreation of any recent… Continue reading Book Review: Snapshot by Brandon Sanderson

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Book Review: Hamilton’s Battalion- A Trio of Romances by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan & Alyssa Cole

Hamilton's Battalion: A Trio of Romances by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan & Alyssa Cole * Format: Kindle * October 17, 2017 😸😸😸😸½🔵 Rated 4.5 happy lap cats Hamilton's Battalion is a collection of three historical romance novellas, one from each author, each having some connection to Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and the siege at Yorktown, VA,… Continue reading Book Review: Hamilton’s Battalion- A Trio of Romances by Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan & Alyssa Cole

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Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

Hiroshima by John Hersey * Format: Paperback Book * 8/31/1946 Not for the faint of heart, this powerful, slim little volume recounts the stories of the survivors of the first atomic bomb attack in history, when the US dropped the bomb on the city of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. The book starts on… Continue reading Book Review: Hiroshima by John Hersey

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Book Review: The Night of the Moths by Riccardo Bruni

The Night of the Moths by Riccardo Bruni * Translated by Anne Milano Appel * Format: Kindle * 12/1/17 😸😸😸½🔵 Rated 3.5 happy lap cats The Night of the Moths, by Riccardo Bruni, translated into English by Anne Milano Appel, is a deceptively quick read. It takes place in a small Italian beach resort town, and… Continue reading Book Review: The Night of the Moths by Riccardo Bruni

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Book Review: An Excess Male- A Novel by Maggie Shen King

An Excess Male: A Novel by Maggie Shen King * Format: Kindle * 10//12/17  😸😸😸😸🔵 (Rated 4/5 happy lap cats) Contains Spoilers An Excess Male, by Maggie Shen King is a work of speculative fiction that takes place in Beijing, China in the near future, specifically the year 2030. It's set in a dystopia of sorts… Continue reading Book Review: An Excess Male- A Novel by Maggie Shen King

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The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

😸😸😸🔵🔵 (Rated 3/5 happy lap cats) Review: (Not Spoiler Free) The Glass Castle is a new film based on journalist Jeannette Walls 2005 memoir of the same name. It was directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, who also wrote the film along with Andrew Lanham, and Marti Noxon. Brie Larson stars as adult Jeannette, Woody Harrelson as her father,… Continue reading The Glass Castle (2017): Movie Review & Book vs Movie

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Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

  The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls * Format: Kindle * 3/1/2005 😸😸😸😸🔵 (Rated 4/5 happy lap cats)   The book The Glass Castle is the story of the childhood years of the book's author, journalist Jeannette Walls. Ms Walls family was unusual, teaching her self-sufficiency and persistence, sometimes in the midst of exciting… Continue reading Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls