Tag Archives: loss

Up the Mountain

How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn won a National Book Award in 1940. Written by an author of Welsh descent, the well-known story may be familiar to many who have seen the movie by the same name. Once … Continue reading

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Red Ball

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley moved me from laughter to tears. I knew absolutely nothing about this novel other than its catchy title and popularity which further increased my astonished reaction to it. When Ted, a forty-something gay … Continue reading

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Dedicated to the One I Love

Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield was a timely read for me and a good memoir.  Little did I know when I chose the book on tape from the library it would be prophetic in a very sad, … Continue reading

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