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LITTLE BEE | A Review

Many books can get quite heavy-handed when it comes to immigration and issues in third-world countries, preferring to preach about injustice and inequality at every turn, when the subtle approach can work much better. 444 more words

Books

Day 106: Sometimes We Have to Find Our Knees

If you have ever read the book Little Bee then you probably remember this line:

“Sad words are just another beauty. A sad story means, this storyteller is alive.

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Life

Books, Books, and more Books

I seem to have reached a rare and magical land where I finish books faster than I can write about them.  A winter cold did help me get some of the reading done, and a promise to myself to read a little more – so far, so good…minus the cold.  731 more words

Abby Jones

A Scar Means...

“I ask you right here please to agree with
me that a scar is never ugly. That is what
the scar makers want us to think.

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Mental-health

Two New Books

I recently finished two books. The first was The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood. I found this at a library sale. There are a couple of other Margaret Atwood books that are on my list and a friend had also recommended her as an author. 1,097 more words

Books