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16 Things I Thought Were True

#16thingsithoughtweretrue (16 Things I Thought Were True) by Janet Gurtler, Sourceboooks Fire 2014. ISBN: 9781402277979. Reviewed by John R. Clark, MLIS

Blame is a tricky thing. 415 more words


Post #8 - Throwaway, Part 1

I saw an article today that jostled some memories from childhood, and I wanted to explore that a little bit, so thank you in advance for indulging me. 891 more words


The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13 B by Teresa Toten, Delacorte Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780553507867. Reviewed by John R. Clark, MLIS.

Navigating the teen years is challenging even when everything in your life is good, but when endless things jump out to bite you, it becomes a scary minefield. 436 more words


It's black. It's white.

Maybe you have seen the story floating around recently about the young lady who grew up thinking she was white. Only to find out when she went to college, that she was in fact mixed with black and white.   497 more words


Essential Spanish For Kids: No Sueltes La Sopa!

If you’re in the States and your cultural background isn’t Mexican or any other culture in which Spanish is the native language; Or if you’re in any part of the world where your kids MIGHT come in contact with Spanish speakers then this is the quick language guide for you. 381 more words


Sally Hepworth's 'The Secrets of Midwives' Is A Touching And Tender Story

It has been a long time since I have read a truly absorbing yet compelling story about family secrets and the toll they take on the one who holds them. 219 more words


The Old Mare Knew the Way Home

This is the perfect photo–the one I’ve waited on for many years–to help me tell one of the most heart wrenching stories in our family lore~

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