It’s Oscar season, and one of the films generating a great deal of buzz is Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird, a coming-of-age story featuring the often tempestuous relationship between a mother and her college-bound daughter. The moments of discord between the two are intense, but so are the points of connection: they each struggle to figure… Read More »
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Capricorn (December 22–January 20) Happy Birthday, Capricorn! You’re ambitious, determined and hardworking. No one more than Capricorn deserves to relax with a good book. Book of the Month: The Black Painting by Neil Olson Four cousins of an old money family are summoned to the family estate after a painting goes missing: a self-portrait by… Read More »
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Is there any relationship more interesting, nuanced—and often, complicated—as the one between a mother and daughter? Whether best described as a window, a mirror or a wall, the mother/daughter dynamic can be endlessly mined for stories and has been so by writers for generations. This generation of storytellers is no exception, and for readers looking… Read More »
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Looking for a read with an amazing twist? We have 6 books here that you absolutely need to check out. Don’t worry, no spoilers here!
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