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Christine Simmonds is the Assistant Editor of The Courier Gazette. She is a former English teacher who loves books. Book review ideas and suggestions can be sent to: csimmonds@villagesoup.com.

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  • Published
    June 24, 2022

    Book review: Nine Perfect Strangers

    This week the Book Babe reviews Nine Perfect Strangers, a fantastic novel that was the unfortunate victim of a Hulu adaptation.

  • Published
    May 13, 2022

    Book Review: Forbidden Game

    The Book Babe examines a trilogy from her pre-teen years. Christine Simmonds is the Assistant Editor of The Courier-Gazette. She is a former English teacher who loves books.

  • Published
    April 28, 2022

    Book Review: The politics of romance

    Book Babe: This week The Book Babe examines the confusing world of political romance novels with “Ladies First.” Christine Simmonds is the Assistant Editor of The Courier-Gazette. She is a former English teacher who loves books.

  • Published
    April 14, 2022

    Viral romance — a new genre

    The Book Babe explores a strange new genre. Christine Simmonds is the Assistant Editor of The Courier Gazette. She is a former English teacher who loves books.

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