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Whiskey in a Teacup

Reese Witherspoon Touchstone | 303 pages | $35 When the world seems to be tipping into a tsunami of bad news and bickering, it’s…

My Favorite Things

With my kiddo back in school and holidays fast approaching, my focus turns to healthy lunches, family dinners, changing out seasonal décor, and finding…

Fierce Kingdom

Gin Phillips Penguin Books | 274 pages | $16 Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips opens on a mild day in October, when Joan is…

Clock Dance

By Anne Tyler Alfred A. Knopf | 292 pages | $27 Anne Tyler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning literary icon, takes the ordinary lives of ordinary…

Go-Go Kitchen Gadgets

I’m a sucker for kitchen gadgets. Not all the ones I’ve purchased make the final cut, but I’ve rounded up some of my favorites…

My Favorite Things

If you’ve ever tried to view the screen on your phone while you’re outside, lounging by the pool, or walking along the beach, and…

The Lying Game

By Ruth Ware Simon & Shuster | 384 pages | $25 I can’t help you with your vacation plans, but I can tell you…

Promise

By Minrose Gwin Harper Collins | 367 pages | $26 On April 5, 1936, a tornado with winds estimated as high as 318 mph,…

84, Charing Cross Road

By Helene Hanff Penguin Books | 97 pages | $13 Recently, a new friend, and fellow book lover, welcomed me into her home. At…