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Review: The Broken Girls

The Broken Girls—Simone St. James, 2018. 4/5

Obsessed with investigating the murder of her older sister, journalist Fiona uncovers an unsolved homicide and a malevolent ghost in this supernatural mystery. 276 more words

Book Review

Opening Page, an Old Manuscript (244 pp) About World War II in Bacolod

It was mid-April. Honorato was sent to the mountains. He had just turned 18.

His parents worried because he was tall, because he was good-looking, because he was the eldest and bore his family’s hopes on his slender shoulders. 81 more words

Women Writers

Quick Reviews

I don’t seem to be able to find much time to write substantive reviews of all I’ve read, but I do want to put a few words to each book for my memory’s sake. 824 more words

Fiction

Invasion: Sicily: Scenario 2 - Operation Husky

Background  – Invasion: Sicily covers Operation Husky 1943. This game is a solid, fun game that uses aspects of Vance Von Borries other great series games East-Front Series. 838 more words

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Lansdowne Veterans Memorial unveils plaques to remember fallen soldiers

The sound of trumpets echoed through the town of Lansdowne, Ont., Saturday afternoon, as the community remembered the fallen veterans who served during the First and Second World Wars as well as in Afghanistan. 280 more words

Canada

Woman tells her mother-in-law's Holocaust survival story through art

The mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship isn’t something that’s usually celebrated, or even highlighted (at least in a positive light) in modern culture. But Lotte Weiss, a Holocaust survivor now living in Sydney, Australia, and her 67-year-old daughter-in-law, Thea, originally from New York, are two exceptions to that common old trope. 388 more words

Family

10 Things To Know About General "Jimmy" Doolittle

While “Jimmy” Doolittle might be most remembered for his early air raid against Japan during World War II, this general and pilot made some pretty amazing achievements in the aviation world – beyond combat. 1,313 more words

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