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What Are You Reading This Weekend?

It's the first weekend of summer! Not exactly my favorite season because of living in the desert and whatnot, but I'm secretly glad we're inching forward to cooler months now šŸ˜‰ This weekend I'll be reading... Alice In the Know by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Turning Point by Danielle Steel If I happen to finish either,… Continue reading What Are You Reading This Weekend?

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Short Story Sunday: Unaccustomed Earth

For this week's Short Story Sunday, I'll be taking a look at "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri, from her short story collection of the same name. In "Unaccustomed Earth" we meet Ruma, a young mother living in Seattle with her three-year-old son Akash and husband, Adam, who travels frequently for work. We learn that Ruma's… Continue reading Short Story Sunday: Unaccustomed Earth

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Short Story Sunday: The Cape Cod Masquerade

The Cape Cod Masquerade by Mary Higgins Clark This was one of my favorites from Clark'sĀ Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other StoriesĀ that I read a few weeks ago. Alvirah and Willy Meehan are visiting Cape Cod in search of some peace and quiet. Their neighbor, a young woman staying alone, seems a little odd… Continue reading Short Story Sunday: The Cape Cod Masquerade