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Book Review: Daddy-Long-Legs

Book Review: Daddy-Long-Legs

Ahhh. Introducing this book to you all feels like introducing you to my (secretly favorite) child. It’s one that I reread every year or so, when I want something light and relaxing and hilarious, and every time, it is just as fun as I remembered. Daddy-Long-Legs, by Jean Webster, is the story of Jerusha, a girl who had spent all eighteen years of her life in an orphanage, until one day, she was called into Mrs. Lippet’s office for an…

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Book Review: Garlic and Sapphires

Book Review: Garlic and Sapphires

I read this book in 2014, and loveloveloved it. I recommended it to loads of people, until finally I thought, maybe I should reread this and see if it’s actually as good as I remembered before I continue spreading it. So I did. And it was. Garlic and Sapphires is Ruth Reichl’s story of being the restaurant critic for the New York Times. As a reluctant foodie and an enthusiastic NYC lover myself, that in itself is enough to make…

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