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Book Review: A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain by Sara Manning Peskin

Hardcover, 224 pages Published February 8th 2022 by W. W. Norton Company Official Synopsis: Our brains are the most complex machines known to humankind, but they have an Achilles heel: the very molecules that allow us to exist can also sabotage our minds. Here are gripping accounts of unruly molecules and the diseases that form in their… Continue reading Book Review: A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain by Sara Manning Peskin

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Book Review: The Day They Parachuted Cats on Borneo: A Drama of Ecology by Charlotte Pomerantz

Synopsis (not Official): This book is largely out of print, so a synopsis was difficult to find. It is however a book about true events, unintended consequences, and how scientists do not always know the potential side effects they may have through their intentions and interventions. It is a short picture book, and can be found… Continue reading Book Review: The Day They Parachuted Cats on Borneo: A Drama of Ecology by Charlotte Pomerantz

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Book Review: Incubators: A Graphic History by Paige V Polinsky, Josep Rural

Official Synopsis: When babies are born early, they often have trouble surviving. But special containers called incubators help babies grow by keeping them warm and protected. At first, people in the medical world were skeptical about incubators. But some trailblazing doctors believed in the technology—and put it on display across Europe and the United States. “Incubator… Continue reading Book Review: Incubators: A Graphic History by Paige V Polinsky, Josep Rural

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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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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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Blog Tour: Maybe An Artist – Review

Review: *I was provided with a free arc of this book in exchange for an honest review as part of this book tour. Right from the beginning, I love the bright, pastel style of this book. The colors are cheerful, and the art style simple enough not to be overwhelming or require a background in… Continue reading Blog Tour: Maybe An Artist – Review

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Mini Netgalley Review – Immune, What Did You Eat Yesterday, Eating Salad Drunk

I received an e-arc of each of these books from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. What Did You Eat Yesterday? 1 by Fumi Yoshinaga Pub Date: 25 Mar 2014 The art style for this series was really nice and clean and easy to read which I appreciate. I loved that it was unexpectedly half a… Continue reading Mini Netgalley Review – Immune, What Did You Eat Yesterday, Eating Salad Drunk

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Mini Netgalley Reviews – Everything Is OK, Cryptid Club, and One Cup At A Time

I received an e-arc of each of these books from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Everything Is OK by Debbie Tung Pub Date: 27 Sep 2022 Everything is OK is a lovely graphic novel exploring depression and anxiety in a young woman. The story is a little cliche if you've read memoirs or graphic novels… Continue reading Mini Netgalley Reviews – Everything Is OK, Cryptid Club, and One Cup At A Time

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Throwback Thursday: Reaction Paper and Book Review of Junky by William S. Burroughs

Junky by William S. Burroughs (1953), is a novel detailing the experiences that narrator Bill Lee has both using and selling a variety of drugs. The novel is considered to be pseudo-autobiographical and based on Burroughs’ own experiences with drugs and addiction. The novel has a very loose structure, being divided more into scenes via… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Reaction Paper and Book Review of Junky by William S. Burroughs

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Latinx Book Bingo 2022

The Latinx book bingo will take place from September 15 to October 15, which is when we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month. The goal of the readathon is to highlight books written by Latinx authors. The aim of the bingo is to read as many Latinx books as you can, guided by the prompts on the bingo… Continue reading Latinx Book Bingo 2022