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Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Book Title: Small Great Things Author: Jodi Picoult Format: Audiobook Rating: 5 out of 5 stars.
When I decided to read Small Great Things, I knew nothing about the book.  I just noticed that many of my book hearts on Instagram and Twitter were posting about this book.  Without reading the book synopsis or the book reviews, I added it to my TBR list and downloaded it on Audible.  
I should have read the book synopsis and book reviews. However, if I had read the synopsis or the book reviews, I would not have read the book so soon.  I have been reading a lot of books about racism, and the recent presidential election was bringing the hatred out in full force. Being sick of the ever-present troll known as racism, after reading the Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (book review coming shortly) and starting on Queen Sugar (I haven't finished it yet.), I probably would not have read this book for a long time. 

Therefore, I would have missed out on devouring a book full of life that incl…

Guest Post: Read a Book: To Know That You Are Not Alone

Read a Book: To Know That You Are Not AloneRead a Book: To Know That You Are Not Alone
By Divya Revindran"There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them" - Joseph Brodsky.In these busy times, when we don't even have time to eat breakfast, there is no wonder that we gave up reading, rather forgot the importance of reading.I was also not a reader. I thought it as a boring task to read a 100 or more pages book. But I was wrong. We are really missing lot more than what we think without reading.When I start being at home after my work without nothing much to do, I choose books as my companion. I found it really amazing to read, which cannot be described in words. We can understand it only with the actual experience. It's the best way to avoid boredom.Now I am an avid reader and I wish I would get enough of my life time to read all the great books.There is much more to life than our work or spending time aimlessly with latest technology products…