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About Stephanie Perry

Stephanie P. is a writer, editor, and blogger. Her secret shame is dystopian YA fiction. You can find her wherever the books and food are.

Books to Help You Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

January is almost over, which means approximately 90% of New Year’s resolutions have been abandoned worldwide. Don’t let yours be one of the casualties! There’s still time to rescue your resolution -- if you call for backup. These handy how-to books will get your New Year's resolutions back on the straight and narrow, and you might even have some fun doing it. Good luck! If you’re trying to clean your clutter... The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning: How to Free Yourself and Your Family from a Lifetime of Clutter Author: Margareta Magnusson The Konmari Method is so two years [...]

January 26th, 2018|

Winter 2018 Book Preview

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but new books are so delightful! Whether you’re shopping for holiday gifts or just replenishing your to-read stack before winter really sets in, we’ve got all the best winter 2018 books -- sci-fi, mysteries, thrillers, and literature -- to get you through until spring. With a hot drink and a furry friend by your side, you’ll be saying, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!” OUT NOW Enchantress of Numbers: A Novel of Ada Lovelace Author: Jennifer Chiaverini   In nerd-friendly Seattle, Ada Lovelace is a well-known name -- she even has [...]

January 3rd, 2018|Tags: |

Books About Dysfunctional Families for Thanksgiving

Brace yourself -- it’s nearly Thanksgiving, aka prime time for dysfunctional families! And whether you’re on a plane back to your hometown, hosting friends for a potluck, or ordering pizza and not answering your phone, the holiday season often leads to reflection, resentment, and recrimination as old family dramas flare up again. We can’t promise you that the holidays will be happy, but we can offer you some new, entertaining reading about even more dysfunctional families that may make you feel a bit better about what’s in store for you. (Best read while consuming an entire pumpkin pie directly out [...]

November 21st, 2017|Tags: , |