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Rick Famuyiwa Attached to Direct a new Showtime unamed project

The project is described as a relevant, timely and distinctive coming-of-age story of a young African-American male in which just growing up can be a matter of life and death. 58 more words


GROWING UP by Russell Baker

GROWING UP by Russell Baker, (c) 1982/1984. This well written memoir reads like a good novel. I don’t know why I put off reading it for so long other than the fact memoirs bore me. 124 more words

SAVING GRANDMA by Frank Schaeffer

SAVING GRANDMA by Frank Schaeffer, (c) 1997. This book is described as “poignant and hilarious”  by The Los Angeles Times. This is the story of Calvin Dort Becker. 140 more words

A SOFT PLACE TO LAND by Susan Rebecca White

A SOFT PLACE TO LAND by Susan Rebecca White, (c) 2010. This is a coming of age story of two teen-aged half-sisters who become orphans when their mother and Ruthie’s father die in a plane crash. 56 more words

How Most Things Work (2015)

Celine is a young woman leading a very modest and very uneventful life in some nowhere place in Argentina. Her mother left the family many years ago when Celine was still a toddler, and recently her father got very ill and needs a lot of care now. 762 more words

Lyin With Ghost Thoughts

Sometimes I lie awake at night and stare at the ceilin. I hold my hands behind my head for myself a pillow and listen to the night sounds, thinkin I’m sure gonna buy myself one of them feather-filled pillows one day. 241 more words

Make Believe

Review :: What Doesn't Kill Us by Stephanie Henry

Title :: What Doesn’t Kill Us
Author :: Stephanie Henry
Series :: ‘The Story of Us’ follows two other characters out of this book.
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