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Introducing Thaise Cavalcanti, author of The Envoy

“I thank you all at Outskirts Press especially during to the whole process of producing my book. Outskirts Press has a difference that I believe reflects in dedication and passion with which you work, empathy, the ability to understand the author and help you achieve your goals. 499 more words


Book Review: Death at Dovecote Hatch by Dorothy Cannell

Death at Dovecote Hatch
A Florence Norris Mystery #2
Dorothy Cannell
Severn House, July 2015
ISBN 978-0-7278-8480-0

From the publisher—

November, 1932. Still reeling from the recent murder at Mullings, country estate of the wealthy Stodmarsh family, the peaceful little village of Dovecote Hatch is about to be rocked by news of another violent death. 493 more words

Full Reviews

The Children by Ann Leary

With remarkable wit and insight, Ann Leary pulls back the curtain on one blended family, as they are forced to grapple with the assets and liabilities – both material and psychological – left behind by their wonderfully flawed patriarch.  95 more words


Sisters One, Two, Three

What The Book Is About

Ginger is one of four siblings but as an adult, she has lost track of one sibling and another has died. 434 more words


The Catalyst

The Catalyst by Helena Coggan, Candlewick (October 11, 2016). ISBN: 9780763689728. Reviewed by John R. Clark, MLIS.

A dozen years ago, an experiment gone terribly bad opened the sky over London. 253 more words

Grade 10-12

Paul was a nice guy... when he was sober

I grew up hearing about my grandfather’s mother, Nellie, how she was independent and self-reliant. How she overcame losing her mother, Rosa, when she was ten years old and endured an acrimonious relationship with her step-mother; it is unclear if she ever had a good relationship with her father, Louis Brenne. 1,486 more words

Family History

Parents? To blame?

It has almost been three years since I haven’t had school distracting me from life. In college, I was living my life the way I wanted, but I wasn’t observing the outside too much. 631 more words