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Adult Books: Memoir: “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened”

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson   Jenny Lawson grew up in Wall, Texas, a small rural town that it was her goal to escape. Just as in many such tales, we find that in adulthood, the author … Continue reading

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“Shine”

Shine by Lauren Myracle “Bloody Sunday: Teen Brutally Attacked.” This is the headline from a (fictional) news article on the pages before chapter one. “Stunned residents of Black Creek, North Carolina, pray for seventeen-year-old Patrick Truman, beaten and left for … Continue reading

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