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Book Club: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

If you already love Trevor Noah, be prepared. Because reading his memoir, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, is going to result in you loving him even more.

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The Dark Tower Series: The Books, The Movie and The Drinks

“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” You’re goddamn right he did.

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Stress Relief: Wine, Coloring Book, or Both?

Adult coloring books are all the rage for those trying to seek another form of stress relief. For me, stress relief equals a chilled martini in a piping hot bathtub while listening to an audio book (or Taylor Swift depending on my mood). I guess I should add coloring books to the mix?

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Book Club Pick: The Nightingale

This month’s book club pick is The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. To give you an idea of the style of book that is The Nightingale, I already finished it before we picked out a book club date. This is a page turner folks!

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Pair Your First Edition with the Sazerac, America’s First Cocktail

Fun fact: The sazerac was the first ever mixed cocktail. The sazerac was ‘invented’ in New Orleans in the 1800s because a man wanted more than just plain ol’ brandy.

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Book Club Pick: The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

For this month’s Book Club selection, we went with The Heart Goes Last, the bestselling 2015 novel by Margaret Atwood. You will be shocked, disgusted and┬áthen will do a double take due to the hilarity of the situation these pathetic characters find themselves in.

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Meet Your Cuddly Reading Buddies

Reading is definitely a solitary activity. However when you have a furry friend who happens to be nestled on your lap during said reading time, it may just make said activity that much…happier. For those of us who don’t have reading buddies of our own, here are some to live vicariously through.

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Stock Up on the Classics for Under $5

Add some classics to your reading list this week! Why? Because you can get each of them for under $5. You’re welcome.

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Get Your Tickets to Our Get Carded Wine and Lit Pairing Event with the Chicago Public Library Foundation Junior Board

Sign up for an Italian wine tasting and literature pairing at Chicago’s Que Syrah Fine Wines boutique wine shop on August 27th! Lit With a Twist is thrilled to work with the Chicago Public Library Foundation’s Junior Board and host this “Get Carded” event.

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Book Club Pick: Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

What would happen if the world were ending?

In Seveneves, a novel by Neal Stephenson, a catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space.

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