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Sensitive One, The

A Survivor's Story Author: Susan Frances Morris What would you do if you were just diagnosed with breast cancer? For Susan Frances Morris her diagnoses opens the world into her past. A past she has been trying to bury. From the horrors of a degenerating, alcoholic father, to a schizophrenic sister, to an emotionally closed off mother, to an abusive first husband, Morris has suffered and survived a lot. She has overcome a lot. She is a practicing nurse. A mother. A happy wife. She has finally made it, so why now? When a brief Google for answers leads her to [...]

2023-03-06T09:40:49-07:00March 4th, 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sunday Afternoons and Other Times Remembered

Murder or Mundane? Author: Ben Ewell Easter Sunday 1992 – Dale Ewell, his wife, and his daughter Tiffany are all shot to death in their quite suburban home. Later, Ben Ewell, Dale’s brother, received a horrible call that he will never forget, turning the remaining family upside down. After that there was suspicion, accusation, and finally a trial. Some members of the family would never speak again. This is how Ben Ewell’s memoir, Sunday Afternoons and Other Times Remembered, begins. It appears Ewell’s focus will be on loss, what comes afterwards, and how a killer is found and brought to justice. [...]

2022-11-30T08:18:53-07:00November 29th, 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

Egg and I, The

Memoirs of a Chicken Farmer's Wife Author: Betty MacDonald Following in the footsteps of her mother, Betty MacDonald marries and allows her new mate to lead the way. His passions are her orders, his desires, her daily chores. This leads Betty far away from her former, comfortable town life into the wilderness of Washington State where the daily toils of chicken farming, eccentric neighbors, and the occasional cougar keep life interesting. Betty’s famous memoir, The Egg and I, starts with the sarcastic explanation of Betty’s path from city woman to chicken farmer, helpmate, and general woman of the wild. Betty’s new [...]

2022-08-09T16:10:54-07:00August 9th, 2022|Tags: , , |