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Author Guest / August 14, 2018

MY OXFORD YEAR, by JULIE WHELAN If you’re a poetry fan Why I loved it: The novel starts off going right down the old troupe: young student, Ella, sleeps with handsome professor, Jamie, both want to keep it casual since Ella is going back to the united states at the end of one year to pursue her life-long dream of working in politics. But as the novel progresses, Ella starts falling for Jamie and things are revealed that takes the novel in a new direction. It’s smart, fun, romantic, and poetry and humor are sprinkled throughout the novel. Fun fact: Ella, just like Megan in Love, Across the Divide, is faced with a seemingly impossible decision: turn her back on the man she’s falling in love with to follow her political dreams or choose love. ONE PLUS ONE, by JOJO MOYES What if your knight-in-shining-armor was a geek in a BMW? Why I loved it: This contemporary opposite attract story is the perfect trifecta of hilarious, sad and sweet. I loved the messy lives of the main characters, Jesse is a single mom struggling financially to survive and raise her two children, Ed is a wealthy tech geek who’s life…