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The Confessions of Nat Turner a wrenching reminder

In August, 1831, a few dozen slaves in Southampton, Virginia, revolted, slaughtering whites mercilessly.

The confession of the revolt’s leader, Nathaniel Turner, presented at his trial and subsequently published as a pamphlet, is the factual basis of William Styron’s novel. 193 more words

Psychological Novel

Author Interview: 'Seventies Child' by David P. Anderson

About the Book:

Seventies Child recalls a bygone era when children were free to explore and often ran wild. A collection of humorous and often heartfelt stories that examine universal themes that define growing up: sibling rivalry, fear, bullying, envy, peer pressure, friendship, and infatuation. 705 more words

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Fictional Memoirs: Bad Christian

I’m a beggar telling other beggars where to find food.

Real food is needed. Real truth is where unction meets function. Disciples will not be made until our pride is reduced like hide. 528 more words

Assorted Virtues

And when

And when I’m depressed you reflect the last things I’ve said. And when I’m down you’re up, so I want to keep you there by avoiding communications touch. 425 more words

Fictional Memoirs

Malignant Memory by Barbara L. Paterson

“Malignant Memory” by  Barbara L.Paterson is a novel that is based on true events, many of which the author learned about in the course of her career. 592 more words

Family Relationships

Unfiltered Coming of Age: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - by Betty Smith

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn follows Francie Rommely as she grows up, living in an immigrant community in Brooklyn at the turn of the century. Her family are poor, eating a limited diet and keeping to a frugal lifestyle. 514 more words


Distant Starless Nights by Myriam Ullens

Distant Starless Nights by Myriam Ullens

*Review copy provided by the author and agent for an honest review*

Um, can we gaze upon that beautiful cover for a moment? 857 more words