Monthly Archives: May 2011

“The Nineteenth Wife”: Ann Eliza Young is by some accounts a reformist, by others a “social harlot”

It makes sense, right?  After all don’t the people in society that really push the limits end up being the subject of gossip and criticism? The Nineteenth Wife is a novel that has 2 stories. The first story set in the mid 1800’s is … Continue reading

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In honor of Mother’s Day a book called “Room”

To be honest, I thought finding a great book to honor motherhood would be easier.  Having read so many books, I wondered how I would be able to chose the best one.  I went to my trusty list and quickly … Continue reading

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Me and my e-reader: We’re “taking a break”

I remember the day I bought my e-reader at Best Buy.  I was jubuliant!  I changed my facebook status to:  “I am in a relationship with my Kindle and it’s complicated.”  Of course, it was meant as a joke but … Continue reading

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