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Blog Tour – When the Heart Brings You Home by Robin Maderich

When the Heart Brings You HomeRobin MaderichPublication date: November 1st 2022Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Holiday, Romance Amazon When the Heart Brings You Home, A Connor Falls Christmas Collection, is a heartwarming collection of three holiday novellas, all set in the small town of Connor Falls, Pennsylvania during the Christmas season, and each a story of family and love with a… Continue reading Blog Tour – When the Heart Brings You Home by Robin Maderich

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STEM in Fiction

Introduction This particular list is mostly just for fun, but showcases women in STEM represented in recent works of fiction. The following are all adult and new adult romances, as that seems to be the dominate genre for STEM-in-fiction. Official Synopsis: Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up… Continue reading STEM in Fiction

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Memoirs by Women In STEM – Mortuary Science

Introduction This is, obviously, a non-exhaustive list, and there are many more areas of STEM for which a similar list can be made, but mortuary science is often a taboo field to discuss, and is often associated with men in the profession, so it seemed an interesting theme to start with. What other fields would… Continue reading Memoirs by Women In STEM – Mortuary Science

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Gift Ideas For Recent Grads

I graduated from undergrad in May of 2022. Like a lot of college grads, I am living with my parents, and its still up in the air if I'll stay living here or move out in the next year, depending on where I get into medical school. I have been thinking about what I would… Continue reading Gift Ideas For Recent Grads

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Book Review: This Won’t Hurt A Bit (And Other White Lies): My Education in Medicine and Motherhood by Michelle Au, M.D

Official Synopsis: If Atul Gawande were funny–or Jerome Groopman were a working mother–they might sound something like Michelle Au, M.D., author of this hilarious and poignant memoir of a medical residency. Michelle Au started medical school armed only with a surfeit of idealism, a handful of old ER episodes for reference, and some vague notion about… Continue reading Book Review: This Won’t Hurt A Bit (And Other White Lies): My Education in Medicine and Motherhood by Michelle Au, M.D

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A Guide To The Rick Riordan Presents Books

Rick Riordan is an author best known for his bestselling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians. His series are known for a humorous tone, and focusing on mythology (Greek, Roman, Norse, and Egyptian) with the characters focusing on gods and heroes. The Rick Riordan Presents Imprint through Disney Hyperion publishes Middle Grade (and some Young… Continue reading A Guide To The Rick Riordan Presents Books

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Diversity in STEM – Picture + Chapter Books

Introduction This was a surprisingly difficult list to put together. I assumed I would be flooded with books fitting the theme and I would have to break it into multiple lists, and while I’m sure I missed some if not many books that exist, in terms of books I was able to find when searching… Continue reading Diversity in STEM – Picture + Chapter Books

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Reading Order: Every Canon(ish) Star Wars Novel

So, I have written a couple of "watching order guides" - sometimes franchises have so much material it becomes a mission to figure out what the canon is, and the best order to read things. Star Wars is its own beast, spanning movies, TV shows, books, comics and more over several decades. I want to,… Continue reading Reading Order: Every Canon(ish) Star Wars Novel

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Throwback Thursday: Media Representations of Mental Illness – Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 (Hall & Williams, 2014) is an animated superhero film by Walt Disney Pictures, which follows 14-year-old robotics prodigy Hiro as he becomes a superhero and attempts to avenge his older brother Tadashi’s death. The bulk of the movie takes place two weeks after Tadashi’s death, as Hiro becomes convinced that Tadashi’s death… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Media Representations of Mental Illness – Big Hero 6

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Blog Tour: Silver in the Mist by Emily VictoriaBlog Tour – Promo Post

October 31stStuck in Fiction – InterviewBook Notes by Athina – Promotional Post November 1stMs. G in the Library – Top 5 Reasons to Read Silver in the MistThe Girl Who Reads – Review November 2ndRiverMoose-Books – Promotional Postastralbooks – Review, Playlist November 3rdSadie’s Spotlight – InterviewBrinns Books – Review, Favorite Quotes November 4thNever Hollowed By The Stare – Promotional PostMetaphors and Miscellanea – Review, Favorite… Continue reading Blog Tour: Silver in the Mist by Emily VictoriaBlog Tour – Promo Post