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This past week I finished reading The Lido by Libby Page (via NetGalley, although now out in hardcover). A tender, joyous debut novel about a cub reporter and her eighty-six-year-old subject—and the unlikely and life-changing friendship that develops between them. Kate is a twenty-six-year-old riddled with anxiety and panic attacks who works for a local … Continue reading BookDate

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This week, I finished A Place for Us. A Place for Us unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate the eldest daughter, Hadia's, wedding - a match of love rather than tradition. It is here, on this momentous day, that Amar, the youngest of the siblings, … Continue reading Book Date

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Joining Book Date and The Caffeinated Reader This week I finished reading a book and listening to two audiobooks. First, lets discuss Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz. I listened to this book, so I'm not sure how it would read. However, as an audio book, I LOVED … Continue reading Book Date

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This week, I finished two books. First up, Where Hope Begins by Catherine West. I really enjoyed this book. I typically don't chose or seek out books that involve God or religious themes. However, in this book it fit the book. Not heavy handed or too much. There were difficult themes in this book (illness, … Continue reading Book Date

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Happy Memorial Day! We attended an event at our local Children's Museum (open just for Autistic families). The kids were astronauts, doctors, pirates and builders-they had a great time! Miss ME and I attended a Reptile birthday party, we both touched snakes, iguanas and geckos. Yesterday was a family party and today is a lazy … Continue reading Book Date

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Happy Monday! Time for Book Date. I am still listening to Spoonbenders. I haven't been listening to it on my commute because I had the car without blue tooth, so it was NPR listening time instead (I can't hear it well if I play it just through my phone as I drive). I finished Bundle … Continue reading Book Date