Author Archives: thebookhole

“Speak” by Laurie Halse Anderson

When I worked at the book store, there were a number of titles we just couldn’t keep on the shelves. As soon as a copy would come in, it would be out the door. This was one of those titles. … Continue reading

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Schedule Flip

I will be going out of town Thursday, and will be without internet access, so the blogs that I usually post on Thursday will be posted Wednesday. Everything will be back to normal next week, don’t worry! Thanks for your … Continue reading

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“The Nest” by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

I had seen reviews for this book everywhere! This was supposed to be the IT book of 2016, and was plugged by some major celebrity, so it must be good, right? The novel is about 4 adult siblings, who have … Continue reading

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Twitter

The issue has been resolved and our twitter is back up and running! I forgot to post that last time, I’m sorry. But it is fully working, so expect updates and maybe some cool retweets from our feed! Thanks for … Continue reading

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“Bloodsucking Fiends” by Christopher Moore

I have a very odd sense of humor. Which basically means I avoid comedy and anything remotely “funny”. What most people find funny I find irritating. My sense of humor is very dark and dry; borderlining ‘British’. Working in a … Continue reading

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“Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” by Susan Cain

 A few years ago I stood in a friend’s wedding.  On the Friday we had to drive an hour outside of town first thing in the morning to set up the venue, and then drive back in to town in … Continue reading

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“The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

I love me a good WWII story! I also like to try new things every now and again. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society fits the bill nicely. Guernsey is written in Epistolary format, and for those of … Continue reading

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