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Hearts In Atlantis~~Not-New Movie Review #3


I’m back with another “not-new” movie review!  This week I watched “Hearts In Atlantis”, from 2001.  One critic says it’s nothing but a “mood piece”–maybe they should view it again. 488 more words


Book #35 - The Ranger's Apprentice: The Battle for Skandia

A frequent question I get asked is ‘what is my favorite book?’. And to me, this is fairly impossible to answer. I do not feel comfortable to name one book as my favorite; it would be unfair and inaccurate. 655 more words

NY Times’ Charles M. Blow Writes on Being Bisexual in New Book

From the looks of it, the only African American op-ed columnist at the New York Times is claiming to be bisexual.

And while he doesn’t have a problem with that, … 432 more words


The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama

I finished this book in tears.

It is 1937, Japan is about to invade China when Stephen, a 17 year old Chinese student at college,  contracts TB and his wealthy family sends him to their summer home in Japan to get well. 270 more words

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The Moon and More Review

Title: The Moon and More

Author: Sarah Dessen

Genre: YA, Contemporary, Romance

Publication Date: 4th of June 2013 (published by Penguin… 617 more words

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Tuesday Treat with Gordon Rottman.

Today’s Tuesday Treat is brought to you by Gordon Rottman and his book Tears of the River.

A few years ago our oldest granddaughter introduced me to Gary Paulsen’s classic… 1,235 more words

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Book Review: Confessions from a Farmer's Wife by Caroline Way

“I was six, he was eight. We met down my Miller’s Creek…”

Confessions from a Farmer’s Wife is a coming-of-age story set in the 1920-1940s, based on the biblical story of Job. 481 more words

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