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Leaving Maverley - The New Yorker

Leaving Maverley

Chasing Fireflies...some books simply punch you in the gut...make you laugh...then cry...then punch you in the gut again...this is that book!

Chasing Fireflies...some books simply punch you in the gut...make you laugh...then cry...then punch you in the gut again...this is that book!

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were together in a total of 17 comedy movies from 1949 to 1956, starring in 14 of those.

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis were together in a total of 17 comedy movies from 1949 to 1956, starring in 14 of those.

22 Books You Should Read Now, Based On Your Childhood Favorites

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Read June 2016 - "When Crickets Cry" - This is the first book by Charles Martin that I've read. It's fantastic! I'm now on my 5th book of his in the last 4 weeks. - Shelby

Read a Review of 'When Crickets Cry' by Charles Martin

Read June 2016 - "When Crickets Cry" - This is the first book by Charles Martin that I've read. It's fantastic! I'm now on my 5th book of his in the last 4 weeks. - Shelby

George R.R. Martin and his radical notion that "women are people". No wonder he writes such awesome female characters.

Interviewing George R. R. Martin.

George R.R. Martin and his radical notion that "women are people". No wonder he writes such awesome female characters.

illustration from the children's book The Animal Fair by Alice + Martin Provensen (1952)

illustration from the children's book The Animal Fair by Alice + Martin Provensen (1952)

Valerie Martin’s Property delivers an eerily mesmerizing inquiry into slavery’s venomous effects on the owner and the owned. The year is 1828, the setting a Louisiana sugar plantation where Manon Gaudet, pretty, bitterly intelligent, and monstrously self-absorbed, seethes under the dominion of her boorish husband. In particular his relationship with her slave Sarah, who is both his victim and his mistress.

Stereotype-Busting Women In Historical Fiction

Valerie Martin’s Property delivers an eerily mesmerizing inquiry into slavery’s venomous effects on the owner and the owned. The year is 1828, the setting a Louisiana sugar plantation where Manon Gaudet, pretty, bitterly intelligent, and monstrously self-absorbed, seethes under the dominion of her boorish husband. In particular his relationship with her slave Sarah, who is both his victim and his mistress.

Unwritten: A Novel.  By Charles Martin. This is not a romance book. Charles Martin weaves a story of one woman who purposely drops out of society. It's a story of one man who reluctantly agrees to help her and in turn helps himself find life again. I couldn't put this book down!

Unwritten: A Novel. By Charles Martin. This is not a romance book. Charles Martin weaves a story of one woman who purposely drops out of society. It's a story of one man who reluctantly agrees to help her and in turn helps himself find life again. I couldn't put this book down!

“The river never changes. it may alter it's path a bit, but it never changes. It's us who change. We come back here and we are different. Not it."

“The river never changes. it may alter it's path a bit, but it never changes. It's us who change. We come back here and we are different. Not it."

Mi Amiga Kayla tiene la clase de ingles a la una y cuarenta de la tarde los lunes y miercoles.

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Mi Amiga Kayla tiene la clase de ingles a la una y cuarenta de la tarde los lunes y miercoles.

"The content itself — happiness, flow, meaning, love, gratitude, accomplishment, growth, better relationships — constitutes human flourishing. Learning that you can have more of these things is life changing. Glimpsing the vision of a flourishing human future is life changing.” ~ Martin Seligman

The 11 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2011

"The content itself — happiness, flow, meaning, love, gratitude, accomplishment, growth, better relationships — constitutes human flourishing. Learning that you can have more of these things is life changing. Glimpsing the vision of a flourishing human future is life changing.” ~ Martin Seligman