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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

In Books by ashbydodd

“I don’t want to be married just to be married. I can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can’t talk to, or worse, someone I can’t be silent with.” ― Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and …

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Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

In Books, Movies & TV by ashbydodd

“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.”  ― Emma Donoghue, Room I started Room by Emma Donoghue a very long time ago, not long after it first came out. At the time I remember being too busy for books so when it …

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The Wild Truth by Carine McCandless

In Books by ashbydodd

“That’s the purity of nature. It may be harsh in its honesty, but it never lies to you.” Carine McCandless is the younger sister to Christopher McCandless, the subject of the critically acclaimed book and film, Into the Wild. After college, Chris set out for …