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Aunt EM

I had some interesting aunts growing up.  Aunt M was fun to be around as a kid.  But as an adult I lost respect for her when I saw her sit in the home of her sister and talk badly about her sis behind her back, especially after all that sister had done  to add joy to her life.   282 more words

Journey Of The Mind

Family Secrets

Family secrets are strange.  There are big secrets and there are little secrets.  And then there are secrets that will blow your mind.  I guess in some ways I was lucky, being an only child.  285 more words



The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai is a novel told in reverse. Makkai begins with a cast of characters living in 1999 on a North Shore estate in Lake Forest, IL, which had formerly been an artist community.  84 more words

TGIF . . . Heroes

Holding out for a Hero

Hi everyone! Zane Martin, my hero from A LONG WAY FROM EDEN, has consented, reluctantly, to be interviewed. Here’s a quick blurb from the book: 896 more words

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore | A Review

Suspenseful and cinematic, Bittersweet exposes the gothic underbelly of an idyllic world of privilege and an outsider’s hunger to belong.

On scholarship at a prestigious East Coast college, ordinary Mabel Dagmar is surprised to befriend her roommate, the beautiful, wild, blue-blooded Genevra Winslow. 865 more words

Book Review

The English Teacher - Lily King (Book Review)

Title – The English Teacher

Author – Lily King

Source – The Scottsdale Public Library (ebook)

Summary –

Vida Avery is very much in control of her life, as far as appearances go. 808 more words

Book Reviews

Letter to Angie

January 1, 2004


Hello.  I hope you guys are doing well. Most of all, I hope life is treating you kind and I wish you the best of success in all that you do or hope to accomplish.   4,891 more words