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The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan

I will start by admitting that this book took me two years to finish.  Amy Tan has always been one of my favorite writers because of her ability to draw her … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Oh Picoult does it again.  What can I say?  Her ideas are unique, and her writing flows so easily it puts me into automatic mode and suddenly I’ve finished half … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn

I had to see what all of the hype was about, and indeed it was warranted.  So, without giving too much away… you have two seemingly normal people in a … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

In this young adult novel, Lockhart places a group of teenage cousins (whose family is fighting over the estate) on an island each summer. At the center of this conflict … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Jesus I Never Knew, by Philip Yancey

My minister gave me this book to read as a starting point for learning about Jesus’ life. I was so interested in the facts, the historical aspects of the time, … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Article: 9 Extremely Pretentious Latin and Greek Plurals

9 Extremely Pretentious Latin and Greek Plurals http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/50149/9-extremely-pretentious-latin-and-greek-plurals

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Article: Love in action: Dad, 72, races in nearly 1,100 events with disabled son

Love in action: Dad, 72, races in nearly 1,100 events with disabled son http://todaynews.today.com/_news/2013/03/28/17504304-love-in-action-dad-72-races-in-nearly-1100-events-with-disabled-son?lite%3Focid=twitter

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Crimes in Southern Indiana, by Frank Bill

I suppose I have to give this a 4 out of 5 because some chapters I squirrled around as a I read, at times sick to my stomach. And this … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Most Recent Article

Please check out my latest article on psychic readings (A topic I knew nothing about at the start!) Use the link: http://www.girlfriendzmag.com/2013/01/how-make-most-of-psychic-reading/. Thanks for reading!!

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Review of Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness by Erik Larson

I’m going to make this short and sweet.   The story of Holmes’ killing rampage has little to do with the Chicago Fair–so little, that it shouldn’t have even been … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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