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Paper. Cats Love It. Stop Your Questioning.

Why am I an expert on the glorious written word? One of the many answers is as simple as this: Paper. I am a cat, and paper is a necessity for enjoying our superior existence. Why that isn’t enough for you ridiculous humans to accept is beyond me.

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Beer and Books Go Together Like Cats and Napping. Fitzgerald Disagrees.

I don’t like beer. I find it to increase my bloat and render me burpy – an abhorrence to my esteemed lifestyle. However my editor – God help her – happens to love the stuff. And she’s partnering with our local library foundation to host a beer and book pairing for the local plebeians. Apologies…for the local brethren.

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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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I am Fitzgerald, Co-Editor of Lit With a Twist

My name is Fitzgerald. And before you get confused, no, I am not F. Scott Fitzgerald. However, to be frank, I find him highly¬†overrated. I am just Fitzgerald. I am…humbly…the Co-Editor of Lit With a Twist.

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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¬†then 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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