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RM Book Lounge – The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje is probably best known for being the Booker Prize winning author of The English Patient, which was made into an Academy Award-winning movie in the 90s. The Cat’s Table is his captivating, semi-autobiographical novel about a young boy … read more

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RM Book Lounge – When it Happens to You by Molly Ringwald

Yes, I do mean that Molly Ringwald – the actress possibly most well known for her parts in various 80s classics (what is better than Sixteen Candles or The Breakfast Club? Not much.).  In her debut novel (she does also … read more

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RM Book Lounge – The Unfinished Life of Elizabeth D

Sometimes, it seems like you know your best friend as well as you know yourself.  But is that really ever possible?  Do you ever let anyone know the inner workings of your mind?  Nichole Bernier explores these questions in her … read more

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RM Book Lounge – The Language of Flowers by Diffenbaugh

Historically, the “language of flowers” was a Victorian way of communicating a person’s true feelings through coded messages in a time when speaking them wasn’t necessarily acceptable.  In Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s first novel, this language is a vehicle of communication for … read more

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