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    #RIPXIII Rewind: Spooky-Good

    RIP XIII began on the first of September, and I was off and running! While I did get a lot of reading done, it was a mixed bag of unsettling winners and…well…duds. Here are the books you should read and skip. The Grownup by Gillian Flynn was unsettling. Flynn can freak me out like almost no other other…to the point that I haven’t read a whole lot of her work. This short story seemed like a perfect way to kick off the season, and it definitely delivered some unsettling twists and turns. Meg (Meg #1) by Steve Alten was just as hokey as I knew it would be. Admittedly, one…

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    Nonfiction November Week 1: Year in Nonfiction

    Nonfiction November is here, and Kim from Sophisticated Dorkiness is hosting this first week out. My year in non-fiction has been good. It’s been a little odd for me. I’ve taken the time to seek out a TON of non-fiction this year, actually, though having the drive and time to read it all is a neverending struggle. Let’s start with the books I’ve actually read:  The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America  Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by Rachel Held Evans (re-read) Inspired: Slaying…