The Savvy Bookworm

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Deep Dish

by Mary Kay Andrews I can’t say that I’ve read a Mary Kay Andrews book before.  But I was looking for something different and light, and this popped off the rack and into my arms.  I’m always up for most things food related, and thought I’d give it a whirl. The book begins with Gina […]

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The Nanny Diaries

by Emma Kraus and Nicola McLaughlin This was a cute read.  I read it when I was looking to read something that wasn’t deep and this fit the bill perfectly.  The book follows the story of the aptly named “Nan” and her adventures as a nanny for the creme de la creme of New York […]

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The Friday Night Knitting Club

by Kate Jacobs When this book opens up, we meet a young woman in her late thirties named Georgia Walker. Georgia is a single mother to a vibrant twelve year old daughter named Dakota. Georgia is also the owner and proprietor of Walker & Daughter, a yarn and knitting shop in New York City. It […]

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The Red Tent

by Anita Diamant First off, I have to confess that I wasn’t certain what this book was about. I knew it was a fictional account of what could have happened to Jacob’s only daughter Dinah. When the book first started out, I immediately recognized the setting from Genesis, in the Bible. When the first inaccuracy […]

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Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons

by Lorna Landvik The title says it all, really. I picked up this book knowing full well that this was going to be full-fledged chick-lit. Hey, sometimes you just need to unwind and look at life behind a white picket fence. This was an engaging novel, I was snapped into it right at the very […]

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Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination

by Helen Fielding. I picked up this book from the library for no particular reason. I was going to pick up Bridget Jones, and decided I wanted to read a new story- so I reached for this one instead. I was not disappointed. Similar to Bridget Jones’s Diary, we are introduced to Olivia Joules, a […]

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After the Rice

by Wendy French I saw this book today at the library, and it looked like a fun read. The back was promising, and I was really in the mood for some chick-lit. You know, a book I could sit down and read in just a few hours, and I did just that. Why watch a […]

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Dinner With Anna Karenina

by Gloria Goldreich Hot off the presses, Dinner With Anna Karenina is a story about modern friendships. We are introduced to a group of women with a passion for literature. A book club, who steer themselves away from modern choices preferred by book clubs all over, and choose to read classics. Their choices include Anna […]

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The Secret Life of Becky Miller

I’m not entirely sure what led me to read this book. I saw it reviewed on a blog, and I just HAD to read it. A few clicks on Amazon, and it was on my way. I was not disappointed. The Secret Life of Becky Miller is a fictional story about Super-Mom. Becky Miller is […]

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