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Book Review: The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain

I loved this book! There was so much mystery surrounding the truths behind the “suicide” of Riley’s sister, Lisa.  It was a novel that definitely kept me turning each page, with increasing curiosity, as I learn the truth behind Lisa’s suicide and fatal accident, Riley’s mom, and the many secrets that the MacPherson parents died with. 112 more words

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The Farm - Tom Rob Smith (Book Review)

Title – The Farm

Author – Tom Rob Smith

Summary –

It is a normal day for Daniel, his life proceeding at a comfortable level. On the outside all is fine and he seems happy. 411 more words

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Poor Helen, Chapter 1

Well, I got another e-mail from The spider.  I was a miscreant–I didn’t go to the courthouse to obtain a copy of the tax bill on my parent’s property in order to pay her my 1/3rd share by the first installments due date.   340 more words

Journey Of The Mind

Review - We Were Liars by

We Were Liars by E.Lockhart

5 out of 5 stars


It’s been a long time since I read a whole book in one sitting. 638 more words


Whispers in the Bayou

I have “not one single memory from the part of my childhood when I lived in Louisiana,” Miranda Miller stated. Everyone knows how it feels to forget where you put something and the long tortuous hours you might have spent retracing your steps to find it. 555 more words


Plantenberg Adjudged Insane

If you read the following about one of your ancestors would you want to know more?

Plantenberg Adjudged Insane

Fred Plantenberg, the keeper of the village store at Aloys, in Cuming County, has been again adjudged insane and taken to the Norfolk hospital.  

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Family Lines

Dark Secrets and Batshit Families

Most kids see college as a huge adventure, and the last milestone before entering the “adult” world, or the last time they can have fun before they have bills to pay and they need to pay their dues in their fields. 324 more words

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