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Fortune Smiles: Review

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One of my professors likes to say that we need to read from the best so we can look for things to borrow for our own fiction. 660 more words


Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

In Palo Atlo, a man deals with the fact that his wife is paralyzed from the waist down due to a rare condition called Guillian-Barre syndrome. 314 more words

Book Reviews

Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson

Addendum: Fortune Smiles was the winner of the 2015 National Book Award for fiction. Adam Johnson’s first novel, The Orphan Master’s Son, was the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize. 673 more words

Book Reviews

True Believer

True Believersecond in the Make Lemonade trilogy by Virginia Euwer Wolff, is an honest look at faith, friendship and romance as seen through the eyes of LaVaughn while she navigates high school. 21 more words

Teen/Young Adult

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Multicultural Work

Alexie, Sherman. (2009). The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian. New                York, NY: Little, Brown, & Co.

ISBN: 978-0-316-01369-7

Paperback: $15.00

Recommended age: 12 years + 236 more words

YA Multicultural Work