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Pain Woman Takes Your Keys by Sonya Huber

I discovered Sonya Huber when she initiated plans for the virtual Disability March in January. When I found an advanced reader copy of her book of essays called Pain Woman Takes Your Keys on Netgalley, I didn’t hesitate. I sent … Continue reading

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A Million Ordinary Days by Judy Mollen Walters

I saw this book in the Goodreads giveaway list and was intrigued by the description. I requested a review copy from the author, and she sent it right away. The full novel far surpassed my hopes. She included so many … Continue reading

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Book Mail Is My Favorite!

I could not get the lighting right on this picture. My room is really dark. This was last week’s book mail. I discovered The Write Crowd: Literary Citizenship and the Writing Life when I wrote the post about literary citizenship. … Continue reading

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Unfit by Lara Cleveland Torgeson

I forgot I wanted to write a review of the book Unfit by Lara Cleveland Torgeson, who set her novel in the time period Eugenics Boards were approving forced sterilizations in some states, in this case the state of North … Continue reading

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Your Utopia, My Dystopia

Amazon.com asked Ninni Holmqvist whether she wrote the dystopian novel The Unit for anyone particular in society, and she responded: My intention was that it is for everyone. But I guess it might especially appeal to middle-aged single people, childless … Continue reading

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#artheals

On that note, I see a shift in my corner of the world. The Asheville Wordfest, which did not occur in 2016 due to the father of the organizer, is currently being planned for sometime in the very near future. … Continue reading

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Small Great Things

I In Jodi Picoult’s Author’s Note to her new release Small Great Things (released today), she tells us of her desire to write a novel about racism. She tried once, but ended up putting that first one aside. She talked … Continue reading

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