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Review: American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

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American Wife is the story of Alice Blackwell, wife, mother and First Lady of the United States. Author Curtis Sittenfeld follows Alice from her young days of first love in Wisconsin, through unimaginable tragedy, and into her later years as the wife of a screw up in a very political family.

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Review: Leaving Time By Jodi Picoult

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“If you think about someone you’ve loved and lost, you are already with them. The rest is just details.” Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult tells the story of a young girl desperate to find out what happened to her mother so many years ago. After …

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Ben Folds and Black Holes

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“Somewhere in the universe two black holes collide — as heavy as stars, as small as cities…” To the majority of us, writing music and reading about astronomy are both equally perplexing, but to Ben Folds, it’s just another day on the job.  While performing …

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Neil Gaiman’s American Gods Trailer

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From the incredible imagination of author Neil Gaiman comes the series adaptation of American Gods. Some of the most fascinating stories of the modern day have come from the mind of author Neil Gaiman and American Gods is no different.  The series adaptation of Gaiman’s 2001 …