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The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls Published by: Scribner Published on: June 11, 2013 Page Count: 269 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook sent to me as part of Audiobook Jukebox’s Solid Gold Reviewer program Audiobook Published by: Simon & Schuster Audio Narrator: Jeannette Walls Audiobook Length: 7 hours 48 minutes Available Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, […]

#239 ~ Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel

Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel by Jeannette Walls Published by: Simon & Schuster Published on: October 2009 Page Count: 288 Genre: Historical Fiction / Imagined Memoir Format: Hardcover purchased from Powell’s Availability: Hardcover, audio book, and eBook My Review Lily Casey is a firecracker of a girl.  She is brave enough to keep her […]

TSS ~ Sometimes It Even Happens Here

Every time I read about people getting the chance to meet authors on book tours, I get really jealous. Living in SouthWest Virginia, the opportunity to visit an author while on a book tour is few and far between.  Next Saturday, that will change at least for the day. Kathleen Grissom, the author of The […]

Snow Day!

Today much of Virginia is getting socked with what is for us our third snow storm this winter.  The first storm hit about a week before Christmas and the second one hit last Saturday. Last week’s storm kept the girls out of school until yesterday. Today is a snow day for all of us since […]

#16 ~ The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Jeannette Walls, her brother, and her two sisters grew up with an alcoholic father and a mother who resented any part of the responsibility that goes hand in hand with parenting. Her memoir is a beautiful testiment to the resilience of the human heart and soul. As depressing as […]