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WHO DO YOU LOVE by Jennifer Weiner

WHO DO YOU LOVE by Jennifer Weiner, (c) 2015. in 1985  Rachel Blum is an eight year old girl in a Florida hospital recovering from a heart operation when she meets eight year old Andy Landis. 65 more words

Coming Of Age Story

BROOKLYN STORY by Suzanne Corso

BROOKLYN STORY by Suzanne Corso, (c) 2011. Samatha Bonti is half Jewish and half Italian, struggling to survive in Brooklyn, NY.  It starts out the summer of 1978 in Bensonhurst which is part of the borough of Brooklyn in NYC.  94 more words

Coming Of Age

"A Ticket To Ride" by Paula McLain

McLain is one of my favorite authors.  She has a personal history (growing up in foster homes) as interesting and complex as the characters in her novels or the verses in her poems.   212 more words


SALE: Maia and the Secrets of Zagran

The Secrets of Zagran in currently on sale at $0.99. Now is a great time to grab a copy if you haven’t already, because the price goes up tomorrow. 96 more words

On My Books

The Dance

Theresa Cormier was poor. You could tell by the way her pale hair hung straight and stringy and her skin stretched tight over her face and her dresses hung loose and too long. 2,677 more words

Children's Story

Review: Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield

TITLE: Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone
AUTHOR: Kat Rosenberg
SUMMARY: Rebecca’s town is shaken by the murder of Amelia Anne, an outsider who was killed within the small town’s limits. 498 more words

Book Reviews

Montana 1948 by Larry Watson

Montana 1948 by Larry Watson, 1993. I bought this old trade paperback at a yard sale Labor Day weekend. It’s the size of a trade paperback but doesn’t have the question and answer section in the back, so is it really a trade paperback? 122 more words

Family Drama