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Home is where the literary link is

A few weeks ago, I had a visit from Susan.

Susan grew up in the house my husband and I bought in April. She was visiting Illinois (she now lives in California) and asked if she could drop in to visit her childhood home. 588 more words


Books That Make You Hurt

Yes, I read this book.  Yes, it scared the poop out of me.  Yes, it made me cry.  This is a uniquely horrific horror story that is so realistic that you know that it has actually happened in real life somewhere, sometime.   582 more words


The Best Man - Richard Peck

The Best Man by Richard Peck

My rating: 1 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: September 20th, 2016
Publisher: Dial Books… 406 more words

Book Review

The Best Man

Kirkus and Booklist named Best Man one of the best books of 2016. Archer Magill begins this story with a wedding that forces him to hide under the porch with his best friend, Lynette. 232 more words

Book Reviews

Tricky Tricksters

Tricksters are a great part of folktale tradition. Tricksters are clever and devious; they usually cause problems for other characters but often go unpunished. Bugs Bunny is a trickster to the core. 205 more words

Children's Books

The River Between Us

I’ve posted before about my love for the writing of Richard Peck. Most of his stories take place in the midwest, Illinois and Indiana being a common settings. 274 more words