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The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama

I finished this book in tears.

It is 1937, Japan is about to invade China when Stephen, a 17 year old Chinese student at college,  contracts TB and his wealthy family sends him to their summer home in Japan to get well. 270 more words

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The Moon and More Review

Title: The Moon and More

Author: Sarah Dessen

Genre: YA, Contemporary, Romance

Publication Date: 4th of June 2013

The Moon and More is classic Sarah Dessen in the way she turn a fairly mundane set of events into an addictive plot line. 584 more words

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Tuesday Treat with Gordon Rottman.

Today’s Tuesday Treat is brought to you by Gordon Rottman and his book Tears of the River.

A few years ago our oldest granddaughter introduced me to Gary Paulsen’s classic… 1,235 more words

Romance Writers

Book Review: Confessions from a Farmer's Wife by Caroline Way

“I was six, he was eight. We met down my Miller’s Creek…”

Confessions from a Farmer’s Wife is a coming-of-age story set in the 1920-1940s, based on the biblical story of Job. 481 more words

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Book #29: Enchanted Glass

I don’t know about you but magic is best when it is limitless. Think Harry Potter and you’ll see what I mean; go to school to learn magic and the more you learn the more you realize they have a spell for almost everything. 619 more words

Say I love this series

I saw Say I Love You volume 2 by Kanae Hazuki at a local comic shop and became very excited. I started reading the scans for this manga years ago, and then I even watched the anime. 148 more words

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The First Two Pages

The first two pages of my newest novel, Dear Earth, a SciFi adventure for Young Adults. Feel free to send me feedback at the bottom of the page. 709 more words

Steven Kittinger