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Review: We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

Nell knows a secret about her perfect, beautiful sister Layla. If she tells, it could blow their world apart.

When Nell and Layla were little, Nell used to call them Nellaya. 547 more words

YA Fiction

Nostalgia + Thinmints

Today I discovered this gem:

“I sometimes find myself listening to the mixtape you once gave me when we were so close. But I will never regret the happiness you once brought me, because who could deny a love so pure and true? 189 more words

The Callahanicus Life

The Sun Dripped Candlewax

An excerpt from an unfinished memoir.

The older boy, who I’d seen earlier that night, when he was jamming chocolate pretzels by 4’s into his mouth by the mixed snack bowls, was the first to go. 1,266 more words


Blue Blankets

An excerpt from an unfinished memoir.

I never understood the story of the stork. The one about the dainty, feather fluffed, all knowing stork that comes down from the clouds to fill the doorframes of expectant families. 1,104 more words


{Read an EBook Week} Just in Time for Women's History Month!

For the next 5 days, including today…

From March 4th-March 8th…

My book, Tangerine Blues is FrEe!

Yes! I said, IT’S FREEEEE!

So march forth (pun intended) to  119 more words

Writing Life

Dazed and Confused (1993)

When I was younger, I enjoyed Dazed and Confused just as much as the next kid. I remember excitedly watching it on cable, and when my mother asked me what it was about I said something along the lines of: “You know, high school kids drinking and smoking dope and hanging out!” She responded: “Oh, jeez.  305 more words