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WHAT SHE LEFT BEHIND by Ellen Marie Wiseman

WHAT SHE LEFT BEHIND by Ellen Marie Wiseman, (c) 2014. This trade paperback cost $15.00 by the way. I bought it for a buck at a thrift store. 106 more words

Coming Of Age Story

Going Through The Motions

I have always felt as though I would die young. Just a feeling, an itching, at the back of my mind constantly reminding me that I’m not meant to grow up. 1,133 more words

Short Story

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