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Glenda Millard - The Stars at Oktober Bend (Literature Review)

Glenda Millard’s latest novel, The Stars at Oktober Bend is a unique and heartbreaking coming-of-age story that shines a light on the human psyche. 804 more words

Literature Reviews

Y is for The Yearling


*Draw back the curtain, dusty and threadbare, to my childhood, and you’ll see a kid propped with a book as often as anything else. We had the first color TV in our neighborhood, a modern wonder that everyone came to watch, me gloating over the regal status of our family. 1,095 more words


Dog Bone Soup by Bette A. Stevens

Dog bone soup was the meal Shawn hated most at his house. Not only because the soup was weak and thin, but because they had to eat like this to put money away. 132 more words

Book Reviews

The Perks of The Perks of Being a Wallflower

When I read a book, there is a time when I leave the world as it is and enter the world of the book. Becoming Charlie in Stephen Chbosky’s masterful print was not just an experience, but a rollercoaster. 326 more words


Book Review: Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

‘Five, five, five, five, five, five,’ I whispered.

Sequel to Binti: read that first!

I have previously expressed a desire to buy everything that Nnedi Okorafor has ever written; this desire is only getting stronger as I read more of her work. 286 more words

Meredith Debonnaire

LIAR'S BENCH by Kim Michele Richardson

LIAR’S BENCH by Kim Michele Richardson, (c) 2015. Mudas Summers (How’s that for a given name? Mudas!) The day Mudas Summers turned 17 her mother Ella died. 70 more words

Coming Of Age Story