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At the Library - March 2019 Reading

March was a tougher month to complete books for me, but complete them I did!  Excited to share these 3 books that made me laugh, cry and think.  I would LOVE any and all recommendations that you all have to share.  What books have impacted you like Just Mercy did for me?  Any series you recommend?   What other comedians memoirs have you read and loved?

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This book will stick with you... I'm not even sure what to say about it.  It broke my heart.  

You follow a lawyer who represents people on death row or sentenced to life in prison who were unfairly sentenced or are flat out not guilty.  Honestly fascinating cases and lots of things about the justice system I was not aware of.  Lot's of really sad stories and people that had me feeling lots of emotions.  It left me feeling hopeless, but also grateful for a greater sense of awareness on the issue.  I would love to know what to do when I read a book like this and how to act.  It feels wrong to move on with my life but also like there isn't much I can do.  Does anyone else go through these emotions when completely a hard read?


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Another fun and exhilarating chapter of the Harry Potter saga.  I am loving the mental escape these books give me.  I feel like a kid diving into the wizards world, and this one really built over the last third of the story.  I am looking forward to seeing where Harry and his friends head next and I already have the fourth book on my bedside table waiting to be picked up and torn through.

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An easy breezy read that made me chuckle and also roll my eyes.  A little on the shallow side for me, but she puts that right out front, so I just went with it and it was entertaining to be sure.   A sincerely light read that flashed by quickly and left me smiling until the end.  I probably won't pick up her second book, but I'm looking forward to exploring the comedian memoir genre further after this ice breaker.

Happy April everyone!  

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