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CJ’s Bookshelf: July Reads

In July I spent two weeks housesitting for some family friends, which gave me a lot of free time to read. I look at housesitting as a vacation of sorts - I still have to go to work, but the rest of the time is my time, I usually don't plan many other obligations unless… Continue reading CJ’s Bookshelf: July Reads

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CJ’s Bookshelf: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Note: While I will avoid spoilers as much as possible, there are two plot "twists" that have already been discussed at length in the media even before the book's release, and I will be discussing them here, especially as one in particular relates to the entire theme of the novel. I have to begin this… Continue reading CJ’s Bookshelf: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee


The Mockingbird Returns

Fans who have been waiting 50 years for a follow-up to Harper Lee's classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, finally got their wish when she announced yesterday that her novel Go Set a Watchman - actually written before Mockingbird - will be released this summer. According to the press release from HarperCollins, Lee states, "In the… Continue reading The Mockingbird Returns