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Goodreads Review: “A&P – Lust in the Aisles”

My latest review revisits a John Updike short story I read in college.  I just wanted a quick lunchtime read.  After revisiting There Will Come Soft Rains recently, this one had popped in my head as one I wanted to try to revisit at some point.

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Goodreads Review: “The Baby-Sitters Club Mystery #22: Stacey and the Haunted Masquerade”

I actually started this book last week around Halloween, but the week got away from me.

I’m delving into the mysteries those enterprising baby-sitters get themselves entangled in.  This one has a Halloween twist!

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Goodreads Short Story Review: “There Will Come Soft Rains”

My latest review is of a cautionary tale of sorts, a story of sad truth, and one that I read twenty years ago.  It is even more impactful in audio, and I randomly decided my lunchbreak was the perfect time to listen to it, recapturing the moment we find out the brutual truth of this story’s events.

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Goodreads Review: “The Baby-Sitters Club #81: Kristy and Mr. Mom”

After the heavy subject material of my previously read book (Christina Crawford’s biographical story about growing up the daughter of Joan Crawford, Mommie Dearest), I figured something lighter (read: no bios or autobiographies) was in order.  I did have one book on my “unread” list on Kindle.  Of course, it wound up being from my occasional retread of The Baby-Sitters Club.

But hey, no wire hangers and such.  That’s a relief!

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