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Jan 05

Book Review: The Color of Water

The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride A novel, or memoir, at its best, will give you a window in to the life of someone you might never meet in real life. This memoir, if you can call it a memoir when half of it is about …

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May 09

Book Review: Jesus Land

Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres This memoir falls squarely into the “my childhood was worse than your childhood” category. And you know what? She wins. (Not that this is a category that anyone really wants to win.) The sadness of the Scheeres’ childhood hit me harder than any other memoir of childhood I’ve read. Even …

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Mar 06

Book Review: Going Clear

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright This is an impressively researched book, and I have to admire Wright’s courage in covering something as controversial as Scientology. I enjoyed this (audio) book not so much because I had a curiosity about Scientology, but because it helped me solidify my feelings …

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Nov 26

Faerie Killer: Chapter Twenty-Six

Chapter Twenty-Six   Instead of using his enchantment skills to shoplift a fine gown, Vax borrowed a suit from Jason. It didn’t fit well. The sleeves were too short and it ended well before the tops of his shoes, as if he were going to wade in a shallow stream and didn’t want to get …

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