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Jane Steele By: Lyndsay Faye When I first heard the premise of this book, I admit I was skeptical. Jane Eyre rewritten with the heroine cast as a serial killer? It sounded like bad fanfiction. However, as an avid lover of Jane Eyre and retellings, I gave Lyndsay...

Better Than Before By: Gretchen Rubin Known for her books The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, in her latest book Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin switches from a focus on happiness to the specifics of habit-making and -breaking that can lead to more happiness in our everyday lives....

100 Days of Real Food: How We Did It, What We Learned, and 100 Easy, Wholesome Recipes Your Family Will Love By: Lisa Leake I found myself intrigued and challenged by Lisa Leake's cookbook 100 Days of Real Food: How We Did It, What We Learned, and 100...

The Princess Bride: An Illustrated Edition of S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love & High Adventure- The "Good Parts" Version Abridged by William Goldman Illustrated by Michael Manomivibul   More commonly known by Rob Reiner's 1987 film adaptation, The Princess Bride as a novel is just as likely to...

Vicious By: V.E. Schwab In her first transition from young adult to adult fiction, V. E. (Victoria) Schwab has written a dark superhero tale, aptly named Vicious. Schwab takes us back and forth in time, gradually revealing how two ambitious pre-med students discovered a way to give themselves...

The One-Page Financial Plan By: Carl Richards New York Times Sketch Guy columnist and certified financial planner Carl Richards has written a simple guide called The One-Page Financial Plan that emphasizes the "personal" in personal finance. Rather than telling you how to spend or invest your money, Richards...