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REVIEW: This is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin

I read a wide variety of books. In the steady stream of mysteries and thrillers I admit to reading romances and YA. My library includes books on computer programming, business, self improvement (none of which have taken hold), and science.  If something seems interesting I’ll take a run at it. A few years back I decided life is too short to muddle through a book I am forcing myself to read. It may not be a bad book. It doesn’t click with me. I have tried Hemingway, but can’t get into his rhythm, so I gave up feeling inadequate that I didn’t like him and moved on.

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REVIEW: Broken Places by Rachel Thompson

bpI’ve been following Thompson’s writing through blogs and social media for years, but nothing could have prepared me for the stunning voice this author has.

I’m not much of a poetry reader. Though my favorite genre is Literary, I’m definitely one of those numbskulls that just doesn’t get it. I want to read a story, not words.

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