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I first heard about this book when Lewis was interviewed on "The Daily Show." I was intrigued right away because the story centers around a Canadian trader and banker. This book was a bestseller in Canada as well. The concept of the book interested me, and even more so when I heard that it might have been optioned for a movie. In the Sony email leaks scandal, it was revealed that Aaron Sorkin dismissed the…

In all the Kingsolver books, the setting and natural landscape become a secondary or even central character. The protagonists also have an interesting relationship with their environment through various interactions. It can be with a political or environment aspect, but it is often a very spiritual and transformative journey for the protagonist. The beginning of this novel was a bit difficult to read. Cosima aka Codi, the protagonist, was depressed and lethargic in the beginning.…

Even though I am a perpetually single person, I find reading books about relationships and romance interesting from a sociological and psychological point of view. This is one of the most well known of relationship self-help books and I knew most of the concept of it by reading the author's website awhile back. This book was very easy to read which is probably one of the reasons it was so popular. The book also has…

Hello! It's been awhile since I did a Sunday Salon. I've missed it, but life has really gotten in the way. This weekend has been hotter than the standard here. I love that it's sunny and bright out, but I like to be in the shade or indoors in this kind of weather. It's relaxing so I like to read! I read one book yesterday and anticipate more day. I officially started my job this…