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Ethan Faust - Chapter 2

Ethan sat in his car outside his mom’s house.  He didn’t really want to go in.  He had called his mom at the store, but did not tell her why he wanted to come over.  858 more words


What I Lived For by Joyce Carol Oates

Oates’s latest novel is a big, breathless, complex, and sometimes painfully intense tale relating one man’s every thought and move during the 1992 Memorial Day weekend. 312 more words

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Nothing Left For Me

I was half alive for so long,
I forgot how to love.
I was breaking until you came around.
Everyone was always taking.
You breathed life into my lungs. 42 more words


Book review- Sharp Objects

I’ll kick this off by admitting that I bought this book because of the hype surrounding the recent HBO adaptation starring Amy Adams. That’s not to say I wouldn’t have read it at some point; I’ve had every intention of reading Gillian Flynn’s entire bibliography ever since I read Gone Girl a few years ago. 184 more words

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At 19,074 words, the raw manuscript of Part 1/3 of Nichole5’s second book is complete.  While trying to keep it light-hearted and romantic, I had no choice but to lay some groundwork for what’s coming:  Nichole & John Brunelli personally reconning what’s going on across the Columbia River, to the far northeast of the City.  1,841 more words


Coffee Shop Secrets

“Coffee shop walls hold many secrets

as do the baristas that work inside them.”

– Akua Marteen Photo via Pinterest

The Perfect Mother...

I understand that this is Ms. Molloy’s debut novel, and that the film rights have already been purchased. So far, the story is more than intriguing. 226 more words

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