Love, Laughs, Fame and Franck: Shannon’s Review of I Must Say by Martin Short

When I was a little girl I absolutely loved Father of the Bride. (This fact hasn’t changed. And now that it’s on Netflix… Well, it’s become more of an addiction.) Anyways, while other girls were thinking of their dream dresses or beach themes, I was imagining the whole thing through the eyes of my quirky […]

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Review: The Summer Without You by Karen Swan

I had the privilege of meeting Karen Swan when she came for a visit last winter to chat about her holiday book, Christmas at Claridge’s. Karen has written three wonderfully charming holiday books, but had some exciting news for us: she was working on a summer book for Summer 2014. Now, I love my Karen […]

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The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden: A Review by Shannon

I loved The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared. It was quirky and fun and at times totally crazy, and unlike anything else I had read before. (Here’s my full review.)

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The First Phone Call from Heaven: a Review by Shannon

Warning: this post may get a tiny bit sappy. I’m sure a lot of you know the name Mitch Albom. Back in 1997, Mitch published a book called Tuesday’s with Morrie that was all about what his former teacher and mentor, Morrie, taught him. It’s a beautiful, inspirational story about what it means to live […]

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