Category Archives: Recommended Reading

What is “The Game”?

After washing away her small-town roots, and becoming an environmental lawyer, Abby Williams is forced to return to her home town, Barrens, Indiana, for a case. She is tasked to investigate the town’s most high profile company: the economic heart … Continue reading

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How to survive “Trump’s” world

The Great Gasbag is the only survival guide you will be needing for the near future. The wonderful and comedic star of The View, Joy Behar, gives us a hilarious A-to-Z guide as she discusses what is wrong with the … Continue reading

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Being born with the tragic heart of a human…

The Roux family have learned that love makes you a fool through the generations. Foolish love seems to be a birthright with this family which cast the ominous fate to the recent twins: Ava and Henry Lavender. Henry is mute … Continue reading

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Who will get everything they deserve?

Amber Patterson is tired of being invisible and plain she deserves more–a life of money and power, she wants the life Daphne Parrish takes for granted. To everyone in Bishops Harbor, Connecticut, Daphne and her estate mogul husband, Jackson, are … Continue reading

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The Club that Rewrites Personal Stories

M.J. Stark has the picture-perfect life in New York City, but behind this life is a sense of debilitating loneliness. When her boss backstabs her and her boyfriend offers her a new life in California, she takes it.  Once there, … Continue reading

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The Weight of Secrets and Dangers of Rules

Shaker Heights is a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, where everything is planned out, from the roads to the colors of houses. No one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson. Enter Mia Warren, an enigmatic artist and single mother, … Continue reading

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A Reset for the World’s System

Ellen K. Pao, the daughter of immigrants, taught through hard work she could achieve her dreams. Pao tells us her story of how even after earning multiple Ivy League degrees she was still cut out of CEO dinners, decisive meetings, … Continue reading

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It’s the End of the World—and teenagers are still up to coming of age shenanigans

Before the asteroid we let ourselves be defined by labels: The ATHLETE, the OUTCAST, the SLACKER, the OVERACHIEVER. But then we all looked up and everything changed. They said it would be here in two months. That gave us two … Continue reading

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The Seedy Underbelly of American Adoption

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers … Continue reading

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New Beginnings, New Ends, and the Journey Between: “Sycamore” by Bryn Chancellor

What could have easily been a murder mystery, focused on the newly discovered remains of a long-missing teenager, instead flourishes into a novel about new beginnings, sad endings, and what it means to be a community, a family and, most … Continue reading

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