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Beautiful Oblivion and Beautiful Redemption – Book Reviews

“We’ve already lost the first woman we ever loved. The thought of going through that again scares the shit out of us.” – Trenton Maddox, Beautiful Oblivion I recently reviewed the Beautiful Disaster trilogy, which follows Travis and Abby’s love story. Click here to read the review. The author of those books, Jamie McGuire, also […]

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Beautiful Disaster, Walking Disaster, A Beautiful Wedding-Book Reviews

“It wasn’t just me, and it wasn’t just him, it was what we were together that was the exception.”- Beautiful Disaster Do you ever come across a writer’s book and after reading it, you want to read every single book the author has ever written? That’s what happened to me after I read Jamie McGuire’s […]

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Anne of Green Gables: Books versus Movies

When a book is turned into a movie, the popular sentiment is that the books are better the movies. I abide by that sentiment myself. Written words are very powerful; they enable people to conjure up images from nothing, dig into a person’s psyche and really understand the individual’s motivations, and, overall, enter a new […]

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“Go Set A Watchman” Book Review

  Please note that portions of this review appear under my review on Goodreads. In my previous post, I spoke about my new learnings from the To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM) audiobook. Click here for a refresher. One of the points I discussed was how the audiobook brought my attention to the book’s multiple-not singular-themes: […]

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“To Kill A Mockingbird”: An Audiobook Review

I had been wanting to re-read To Kill a Mockingbird for awhile, and finally took the initiative to do so this year when I heard its prequel, Go Set A Watchman,was coming out. (even though Go Set A Watchman technically takes place chronologically after To Kill a Mockingbird, I refer to it as a prequel […]

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Random Pop Culture Thoughts

  Let’s face it – it’s not always easy to stay focused in the present 100% of the time.  The mind inevitably wanders. Especially when the present activity is just plain boring.   A lot of people’s thoughts wander to errands they have to do, things they would rather be doing, or the next meal. […]

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Things We Love – July Edition

Things We Love is a place for the contributors of Really Late Reviews to let you know what we’ve been enjoying in pop culture this month. From vampire web series to Hollywood podcasts to Netflix’s original programming, Things We Love is a way to discover some new gems and re-discover some old favorites.

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Jane Austen is why I will now re-read books

  I don’t usually like to re-read books. The only exception is To Kill a Mockingbird. I have re-read that book multiple times since my first read around ten. The story appeals to me so much that I want to always immerse myself into the plot and into Scout’s mind. Aside from this book, my […]