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Separate but Unequal 

This year for Teacher Appreciation, one of the greatest Mother/Daughter duos that I’ve had the privilege to work with gave me the book Stella By Starlight by Sharon Draper. 698 more words

Children's Books

Dad's 88th

Five short months did pass before the rain of men
Umbrellas opened up; Wall Street boom did end
Decade roared with Speakeasies, Prohibition
Enter my father? 281 more words


Fighting Joe

His name was Joseph Andrew Tucker, and he was my grandpa–my mom’s biological father. We didn’t see him very often growing up in Spokane, and I can’t say that I ever felt particularly close to this grandparent. 1,134 more words

River Of January

Book Review: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

There are many books considered ‘classics’ which end up on almost all the well-known ‘Top 100’ or ‘Must read’ lists. 592 more words

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Edge Of Dark Water

Edge Of Dark Water   by Joe R Lansdale

Here it is! The first book by Lansdale that I have read that didn’t have either a Hap or a Leonard anywhere to be seen. 968 more words

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Early Review: The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman

If there is  one book that you should read this summer, it should be The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wisemen. Filled with mystery, drama, unexpected plot twists, hope, and heartwarming moments of unconditional love this novel is sure to please lovers of historical fiction, family dramas, and mysteries alike. 766 more words

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