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Mentioning the Unmentionables

I’ll be the first to admit that a little knowledge of a subject can actually hurt you when writing. You know what they say about assuming anything. I assumed during the writing of my first two novels that I understood Victorian undergarments. To be more specific, I knew what they were and their basic function, I…… Continue reading Mentioning the Unmentionables

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Paris in Oakland ~ Eliza Hemenway + giveaway

The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival Founder presents her new book: Paris in Oakland “A deeply divided medical community left my daughter bedridden and fighting for her life in the pediatric intensive care unit” Here is what people are saying about Paris in Oakland: “I couldn’t put it down.” -Laurie P. “… [a] little gem of a book.” -Amazon Reviewer…… Continue reading Paris in Oakland ~ Eliza Hemenway + giveaway

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Raising God’s Girl, Empowering Parents to Raise Daughters with Conviction, Confidence and Courage ~ Rich and Mary Lou Graham

Raising God’s Girl by MaryLou Graham My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have read my share of parenting books from Christian authors, but for some reason, I saw this one and felt the need to read it. I’m glad I did. Where I’ve encountered skewed scripture and shaming in other parental guides, this one…… Continue reading Raising God’s Girl, Empowering Parents to Raise Daughters with Conviction, Confidence and Courage ~ Rich and Mary Lou Graham