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My maternity leave: 12 weeks, 12 books, one sweet little baby, and a whole lot of Bookstagram. Since I was recovering from a c-section and nursing my husband and I’s daughter, maternity leave consisted of me sitting around. A lot. This was hard for me. I’m not one of those women who enjoy breastfeeding and …

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“No one should ever finish a book they’re not enjoying, no matter how popular or well reviewed the book is.” – Nancy Pearl: Best-selling author, librarian, literary critic, and reader I used to have the hardest time not finishing a book. I could be thoroughly disliking the novel, but still carry on until the last …

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This month the book club I’m in celebrated meeting every month for 15 years! 15 YEARS! My mother started the Dinner and a Book Club in July 2004. The club has 12 members and meets monthly. This works out to each woman in the club hosting the meeting at her home once a year. Hosting …

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