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The Tragedy Paper is a definite must read.
Duncan is a student at Irving. Duncan is a senior this year. As part of Irving’s tradition, the graduating seniors leave a “treasure” for the next senior who will occupy their room. The treasure can be anything ranging from a bottle of bourbon, a snowman kit, or Cds.
In Duncan’s case, it is a stack of Cds. Although these Cds are not just your normal music Cds but recordings of Tim’s story. Tim was the senior prior to Duncan. Tim is giving Duncan his subject for his tragedy story. All students are given an assignment to write a tragedy story. A story where the hero has a tragic event. Duncan starts listening to Tim’s story. The one where he meets Vanessa and his life is changed forever.
O-M-G! My reading year for 2013 is starting off with a big bang in a good way. The Tragedy Paper is a definite must read. I was spell bound by this book. I picked this book up and by the time I put it down to take a breather and go to bed I was already half way done with it. I woke up and finished the book.
Just like Duncan I could not get enough of Tim and Vanessa’s story. Every time that Duncan would take a break, I would yell a silent scream “No”. So I was glad when Duncan did not stray long from listening to Tim’s Cds. I knew something tragic was going to happen involving Tim and Vanessa but I could not predict the truth. It was sad. Tim may have been the awkward misfit but I was cheering for him the whole time. Again, I can not say enough about how good this book is. You will just have to pick up a copy for yourself to really experience what I am talking about.
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COLORADO DREAM Author: Charlene Whitman Publisher: Ubiquitous Press Pages: 450 Genre: Sweet Historical Western Romance Yearning to become a
concert musician, a young woman from New York travels to Colorado to purchase a
violin, but when she meets a wild, untamable cowboy, her dream is threatened
and her heart torn ... In New York in 1877, Angela Bellini longs to become a concert
violinist and get away from her abusive father. When her dream takes her to Greeley, Colorado, to purchase a violin from a master instrument maker, she
learns she must wait three weeks until her violin is ready before she can head
home. Angela is determined not to let
anything or anyone waylay her dream, but when she meets rough-and-tumble cowboy
Brett Hendricks, her heart is torn. He is her opposite in every way—uncouth,
cocky, and reckless. But she is hopelessly drawn to him,…
A vacuum salesman by day, the introvert lives a quiet life alone with his dog until a work relationship and a dark secret from his past team up to create an uncomfortable imbalance in his otherwise ordered life, one that soon finds him squarely at the center of a murder investigation. With his thoughts continually urging him to make people “red and open” and to “achieve it” with his girlfriend Donna, what follows is a sometimes brutal, oftentimes hilarious, and absurdist account of the life of one very anti-social and unexpected anti-hero.
This is one of those books that you can both love and hate it at the same time. Ok, maybe hate is a strong word. More like a "what am I reading". This is a train wreck but it is so good that I can't stop reading. This book is told from the first person. I am mixed on first person books. Some I have read are good and others were not so good. This book is in the good category.
The main character is so socially awkward that agai…
Title: Joseph’s Journey: When Dad Left and Never Came Back 2nd
Author: Christina Nicole Smith
Publisher: Be A Blessing Enterprises
Genre: Juvenile Literature/Nonfiction As a mother, how do you explain an absentee father to your
child without blame, anger or resentment? Empower them! Seven-year-old Joseph
shares his story about when he first learns about the POWER of choice he
possesses after his father leaves and doesn't come back. His mother teaches him
the difference between his father’s choices and his own. Do Joseph and Mom
become angry with Joseph’s father? Well, a belief is just a thought you keep
thinking over and over...find out what happens on Joseph’s Journey!
I really liked this book and the message that the author shared. My nephews have had to deal with their father choosing not to be a part of their lives. This has been a big deal in their lives, even though they may not come out and straight voice their opinions. My oldest nephew is angry. …