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Book Review : Lying with the Dead

*** Three Stars

By Michael Mewshaw

This is a story of three adult children, one mentally challenged, one a cripple, and the other a successful actor, and their abusive mother. 207 more words

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Painting the Rainbow, by Amy Gordon

Summary:  Over the summer of 1965, thirteen-year-old Holly and her cousin Ivy accidentally discover family secrets no one has spoken of since World War II.

Holiday House

Historical Fiction

Daddy's Girl (NaPoWriMo 9 of 30)

He’s screaming
Yelling at the top of his lungs
Her ears are covered
Self esteem nonexistent
You dirty nasty slut whore bitch
Cowering in corners… 124 more words

The weight of blood : a novel

From Andrea Kalinowski
Author: Laura McHugh
Title: The weight of blood : a novel
I have frequently heard the saying “Blood is thicker than water” and the novel “The weight of blood” by Laura McHugh encapsulates this saying in the actions of two brothers. 181 more words




The water stopped flowing from the tap.

It figures, Marcus lamented while hitting the send button. They moved states away to escape it but it seemed curses didn’t know anything about state lines. 780 more words


Fortune is a Woman - Winston Graham

A novel about a claims adjuster who falls for a married woman who may or may not be involved in an insurance fraud. 1953. Continue reading →

Severely Forgotten

Book Review: The Never Never Sisters by L. Alison Heller

Publisher: St. Martin’s

Pub Date: Nov. 1st, 2011

Pages: 336

ISBN: 978-0-312-54270-2

Genre:  Women’s fiction

Format: E-book

Source:  NetGalley


An absorbing, highly entertaining novel about family secrets, The Never Never Sisters introduces you to the strong-willed and big-hearted Reinhardt women, as they reunite one summer in New York. 426 more words

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