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Book Review: ‘The Divorce Papers’ by Susan Rieger

“Marriage is a counter-cultural act in a throwaway society.” —Dr. William H. Doherty, noted marriage scholar and therapist  Researchers estimate that 40-50% of all first marriages end in divorce.  Even more disheartening is that 60% of second marriages end in … Continue reading

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‘Everything but the Kitchen Sink’ by Francesca Beauman

If you want a good giggle fit, but don’t have much time to read, pick up “Everything but the Kitchen Sink” by Francesca Beauman, though the subtitle can be misleading.

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Book Review: ‘Glitter and Glue’ by Kelly Corrigan

Motherhood sometimes sucks.  Some days I question everything- how I lost my temper when Raina told me I had to do the laundry because her hamper was overflowing (doesn’t she understand that I already completed 5 loads of laundry that … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness’ by Susannah Cahalan

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness” by Susannah Cahalan in this Jan. 28, 2013, post.

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Review: ‘The Worst Hard Time’ by Timothy Egan

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “The Worst Hard Time” by Timothy Egan, the 2014 One Book, One Community pick for York County Libraries.

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Review: ‘The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion’ by Fannie Flagg

Teresa Cook reviews “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion” by Fannie Flagg in this Jan. 18, 2014, post.

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Review: ‘Andrew’s Brain’ by E.L. Doctorow

David L. Ulin of the Los Angeles Times called E.L. Doctorow’s “Andrew’s Brain” “a memory book, a retrospective, in which Andrew looks back over his life to figure out how he came to be wherever he is.”

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Review: ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ by Robert Galbraith

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “The Cuckoo’s Calling” by Robert Galbraith, a pen name for J.K. Rowling, in this Jan, 14, 2014, post.

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The best (and worst) books of 2013

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs lists some of her favorite — and not-so-favorite — reads from 2013.

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Review: ‘From the Kitchen of Half Truth’ by Maria Goodin

Teresa Cook reviews “From the Kitchen of Half-Truth” by Maria Goodin in this Dec. 20, 2013, post.

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