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An Author, Her Awesome Book, and Her Awesomer Sticky Notes & Notebooks

[Yes, I realize that “awesomer” is not a word, but it works here.]
Back in the spring, I read a book for a book discussion that has become my (latest) go-to recommendation for just about everyone.It is rare that I enjoy a book thoroughly (and by that I mean every aspect of the book—its story, its characters, and its writing) that I recommend it to practically everyone who asks me for a reading suggestion.This time is was The Secret Keeper by Australian author Kate Morton (no relation to the great Steve Morton that I am aware of).
I don’t want to talk about the book too much because I don’t want to give anything away, and there is a lot to give away.But here are the basics: it’s a historical fiction book/mystery that goes back and forth in time, between the present day, the 1960s, and the 1930s.(Fear not, however; you will not be lost as to which decade you’re in while reading.)The story unfolds from Laurel’s perception, and the reader learns of what happened so long ago just as she does…

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