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The Husband’s Secret: The Subtle Pleasure of Not Getting What You Want

I picked up┬áThe Husband’s Secret intending to read traditional chick lit — or, as I sometimes prefer to call it, “lit light.” The cover of the novel, the back cover, and the reputation of its author all implied to me … Continue reading

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: The Ancestor as “Other”

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children reads like two separate stories: one a semi-traditional coming of age story for a young, disaffected and wealthy boy in America, and the second a semi-traditional fantasy epic. The book jacket sets the novel … Continue reading

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