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jm-cornwell's picture
Apr.20.2014
What is it about the Divergent books that makes them so popular? Is it the headlong rush to violence? One guy/gal against the system willing to brave...
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robert-earle's picture
Apr.20.2014
In Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific, Robert D. Kaplan has written a much more thoughtful and nuanced book than...
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jm-cornwell's picture
Apr.20.2014
I have never gotten through a trilogy so quickly, at least not one where all the books have been published. I had a brief flirtation with the...
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eve-kushner's picture
Apr.20.2014
I'm back from a great vacation to San Diego, feeling completely refreshed. For five days my husband and I thought about nothing more complicated than...
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stephen-evans's picture
Apr.20.2014
In honor of National Parks Week, here is a piece about Badlands National Park from A Transcendental Journey:   The name badlands refers to any...
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steven-robert-travers's picture
Apr.20.2014
The new royal family: Carroll, Leinart, Williams, Bush, and White   Evangel Christian High School in Shreveport, Louisiana is one of those...
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catherine-lundoff's picture
Apr.20.2014
   I met Janine Southard (in an online sense) on Twitter when she was publishing her first collection of short stories under a...
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lisa-yee's picture
Apr.20.2014
Earlier this month I had the pleasure of staying at Thurber House, where humorist/author James Thurber spent part of his youth. It was a...
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gloria-oliver's picture
Apr.20.2014
Happy Easter!     Thief Mission 3 - Dirty Deeds (Got these out of order - doh!)     Final hidden room in the library.  ...
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richard-goodman's picture
Apr.20.2014
In the summer of 2011, I went to Rome to teach for two weeks. I came a few days early to acclimate myself and, in the airport, ran into a fellow...
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asha-vose's picture
Apr.20.2014
If you tuned in yesterday to see if I'd gone mad yet, you may have noticed that in true writerly fashion I failed to wrangle technology and ended up...
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christopher-cudworth's picture
Apr.20.2014
When the choir opened up a can of whupp-ass Messiah music, tears welled up in the eyes of some in the congregation. There's no escaping that gut-...
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mara-buck's picture
Apr.20.2014
  I’ve often felt humbled by the book I’m reading, especially historical fiction. Here I am, lounging in the twenty-first century, clad in paint...
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Apr.20.2014
"I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes-the finer things of life- would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a...
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Apr.20.2014
"I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes-the finer things of life- would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in...
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cheryl-kerr's picture
Apr.20.2014
Photofinish is a suspense novel written in a tight, wide-appeal style for adults. The length is approximately 78,500 words, or 340 pages. SYNOPSIS...
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tami-ruth's picture
Apr.20.2014
At my first full time teaching position, a young nine year old boy proclaimed upon hearing I was Jewish, "I don't think my mom would like it if she...
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tami-ruth's picture
Apr.20.2014
Me: Jesus died for our sins, as did Jews, gypsies, Catholics, Africans, and many others still. Let's own our sins dammit & stop crucifying...
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sherrie-theriault's picture
Apr.20.2014
April 20     RANK     I took an area level service position and my sponsor laughed herself off her chair. “What is your...
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curt-klingerman's picture
Apr.20.2014
  Here is a simple, but profound truth: Jesus became the Son of man to represent all humanity on the Cross. In dying for us, bearing the...
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