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Book Review: First Comes Love by Emily Giffin

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Title: First Comes Love
Author: Emily Giffin
ISBN: 978-0-345-54692-0
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Published Date: June 2016

Synopsis:

A pair of sisters find themselves at a crossroads in this dazzling new novel from the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, and The One & Only. First Comes Love is a story about family, friendship, and the courage to follow your own heart—wherever that may lead.

About the Author:

Emily Giffin is the author of seven internationally bestselling novels: Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby Proof, Love the One You’re With, Heart of the Matter, Where We Belong, and The One & Only. A graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law, she lives in Atlanta with her husband and three children.

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Book Review: Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan

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I have never been to a Jim Gaffigan stand-up comedy show or read his first book, Dad is Fat, which was a big success and made it onto the New York Times Best Seller’s list for 17 weeks.  All I knew before reading this book was he is a famous stand-up comedian that made fun of “Hot Pockets”.  When I received this book from the UPS deliveryman I needed a break from writing something boring, so I was really  excited to open the box and found this book in it.  Hey, this guy is a comedian right? his book should be funny then and it would be a nice break from what I was doing earlier.  As expected, this book is funny maybe hilarious would be a better description.  After picking up this book, I still have not gone back to my original writing task (cause I could not put this book down, and yes I read kind of slow)! (more…)