The Midnight Library Episode 2

Episode 2 June 06, 2022 00:33:24
The Midnight Library Episode 2
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The Midnight Library Episode 2
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Show Notes

The Book Interrupted women and Virginia continue the conversation about “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig. They discuss acceptance instead of regret, abortion, right choices with bad feelings, and the happiest life yet.

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Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

Book Interrupted Website

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

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