June 16, 2015

Digital Dating: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

'Parks and Recreation' star Aziz Ansari uses his comedic talents to seek serious answers about love in the age of technology.

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June 15, 2015

Signwave by Andrew Vachss: The Zen of Violence

Earlier in the spring, this reader sat in a mindful relationships workshop (I know - why?!) listening to a fellow participant share in calm, melodious tones how she wished her partner understood that repeatedly neglecting to take out the compost undermined her trust that he respected her needs. She wasn't angry, she was disappointed. And […]

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June 14, 2015

New YA from Sarah Dessen: Saint Anything

You don’t need to read many novels to know it’s not easy being a second child. In her new novel, Saint Anything, Sarah Dessen approaches those sibling dynamics and adds a thousand other layers.

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June 13, 2015

A Man and His Regret: Zack by Sawyer Bennett

The latest in the Cold Fury series from Sawyer Bennett brings even more heat to the ice.

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June 12, 2015

On the Origins of 'Juicy Couture'

Get a sneak peek into the origins of the name 'Juicy Couture' and the ladies behind it all.

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June 11, 2015

A Different Kind of War Story: I Saw a Man by Owen Sheers

I Saw a Man, the new book from Owen Sheers, is a different story of war and its reverberations. In beautiful prose, Sheers writes with an emotional depth and knowledge that will draw the reader into his characters’ lives.

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June 10, 2015

No, Really: What's Going on With Greece?

Hardly a week goes by without most major news services reporting on the latest travails of Greece’s financial troubles. In The Full Catastrophe: Travels Among the New Greek Ruins by James Angelos, the author offers a closer look at the history of Greece’s problems.

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