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Revival Construction in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles September Issue

We were excited when we were selected to work with architect, D. Stanley Dixon on the renovation for author, Kathryn Stockett.  The home, located in Brookwood Hills, was built in the 1920’s and had so many walls, Stockett said, “the family never saw each other”.   16 more words

Revival Construction

First Impressions: The Help

It’s been a long time since my last “First Impressions” post. For your reading pleasure, here are my first impressions of Kathryn Stockett’s The Help. 445 more words

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Library Sale!

Today was a grand, glorious day! I spent most of the afternoon at a book sale one of the main libraries in town was holding. Six books for fifteen dollars, and considering I recently spent thirty-five dollars on… 455 more words

Author Caroline Leavitt on Literature and Litigation: "My Life in Lawsuits"

Everyone knows the lawsuit story about The Help, right? Kathryn Stockett was sued by a family housekeeper, more than a year after Stockett gave her the book to read. 1,368 more words

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Review of The Help by Kathryn Stockett

THE HELP by Kathyrn Stockett and published by the Berkley Publishing Group.  ISBN 978-0425245132. Move tie-in paperback edition, 534 pages. Publication date:  June 28, 2011. 258 more words

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Top Ten Books For Readers Who Like Character Driven Novels

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the lovely The Broke and The Bookish. Each week they come up with a list for us to complete. 345 more words

Top Ten Tuesday

Why Sue Monk Kidd's gripping The Invention of Wings kept me reading but troubled me too

Handful, a slave girl, is given to Sarah Grimké on eleventh birthday. Sarah is violently opposed to slavery but is not allowed to free her. The two of them grow to adulthood with this and their mothers hanging over them, coming together and falling apart as consciences and circumstances dictate their courses. 516 more words

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