Tag Archives: Southern USA

“The Floating Girls” by Lo Patrick – Book Review

“It’s in those small moments, the ones that pass very quickly and don’t give a person any time to think, that true character is revealed.” Kay Whitaker is twelve years old, dirt poor, fidgety, rebellious, and a chatterbox. She lives … Continue reading

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“The Timekeeper’s Son” by Sara Baker – Book Review

Josh Lovejoy is a teenager who is also an aspiring filmmaker. A ‘good’ boy, an only son, he lives in a small town in Georgia. One sweltering summer night, he uncharacteristically shares some marijuana after a filming session. High, he … Continue reading

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“The help” by Kathryn Stockett – Book Review

A first novel which is deservedly on more than one bestseller list included the New York Times! Set in 1962-64 Jackson, Mississippi, the novel tells the story of three unforgettable women — two African American maids, Aibeleen and Minnie, and … Continue reading

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