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Book Review: The Chance You Won't Return by Annie Cardi

Alex Winchester has enough on her plate in trying to navigate her junior year of high school.  She’s feuding with friends, dealing with a crush that might be something more, and attempting to overcome a crippling fear of getting behind the wheel in driver’s ed.   378 more words

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There are times within a relationship that the two individuals are in disagreement. There are misinterpretations between the two. One may say something that is perceived differently than intended. 476 more words

The Family

Book Review: Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn

Andrew Winston Winters has a monster inside him.  A wolf.  He’s convinced of it, and the full moon is approaching.  Torn between the teen boy he is on the outside–a loner at his Vermont boarding school, shrouded by the ghosts of his terrible past–and the monster he knows he holds on the inside, Win works hard to deal with his demons.   368 more words

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I am an emotional person.

Again, I know this doesn’t come as a surprise to many people, but I think that it’s something that one can easily blow over, toss aside and move on with that as an excuse at times. 415 more words

Hard Stuff

What I'm Reading and Thinking About This Week

Got some links for you today, like most Fridays.  These are the things that got me reading and thinking this week.  Enjoy!

Running into My 12-Year-Old Self Online ( 756 more words


Book Review: Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn

Jamie Henry’s sister Cate has been in a juvenile detention center for two years, since the night she burned down a barn with horses and a classmate inside.   382 more words

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On the runway

In the past few months the eldest family member on my dad’s side of the family, as my one 2nd cousin put it “is on the run way”. 523 more words