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Book Review – Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler

By Awnali Mills I don’t say much about it here on the blog but life has been…difficult lately.  One misfortune after another has plagued my family for a few years now—cancer in more than one family member (including myself), unemployment, … Continue reading

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Book Review – Lily’s Mountain by Hannah Moderow

By Awnali Mills Lily’s father is a great outdoorsman, and he has taught his daughters well.  That is how Lily knows for sure that the reports of his death on Denali, North America’s tallest mountain, have to be wrong.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review – Matylda, Bright & Tender by Holly McGhee

By Awnali Mills Sussy and Guy are, in the immortal words of Forrest Gump, just like peas and carrots. They’ve been best friends forever.  Guy’s mother won’t allow him to have pets, but they’re able to talk Sussy’s father into … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review – Spellbinder by Helen Stringer

By Awnali Mills My newest listen on my daily commute was Spellbinder by Helen Stringer.  Belladonna’s parents are dead, but that doesn’t mean they’re gone.  Nope.  They’re ghosts, and they (mostly) carry on as though they are living.  That is, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd

By Awnali Mills When I told a co-worker that I loved The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd, she laughed and said that I love everything I read. Huh. That is so not true. But it is true that I … Continue reading

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My Sister-In-Law

Last night we learned that my sister-in-law, Virginia, has terminal cancer.  They’ve put her on hospice care and given her 3 to 6 weeks to live. As I’ve been struggling to come to grips with this, it’s struck me how … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Heaven

Yesterday, I watched a movie called A Little Bit of Heaven starring Kate Hudson, Kathy Bates, and Whoopi Goldberg.  I’d never actually heard of it before, but it was in my movie queue, my husband and son weren’t around, and … Continue reading

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