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Places and Times

Places and Times

Poetry: About those places where I learned something about myself and gradually became the person I am today.
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Literature
Dublin in the Rain

Dublin in the Rain

For anyone who has grown up in a sad place and suffered loss, this book is a testament to the power of never giving up, even when the horizon seems hopelessly bleak. Combining the Irish angst of Angela’s Ashes with the slow, prose style of a Dan Brown, DUBLIN IN THE RAIN is the story of Melton and his quixotic, sometimes funny, often heartbreaking journey through life.
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Literature
Spilled Milk: Based on a true story

Spilled Milk: Based on a true story

Brooke Nolan is a battered child who makes an anonymous phone call about the escalating brutality in her home. When social services jeopardize her safety condemning her to keepher father's secret, it's a glass of spilled milk at the dinner tablethat forces her to speak about the cruelty she's been hiding. In herpursuit for safety and justice Brooke battles a broken system thatpushes to keep her father in the home. When jury members and a love interest congregate to inspire her tofight, she risks losing the support of family and comes to therealization that some people simply do not want to be saved. Spilled Milk is a novel of shocking narrative, triumph and resiliency.
18 142
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Literature
Blue and Green Should Never Be Seen! (Or so Mother Says)

Blue and Green Should Never Be Seen! (Or so Mother Says)

Being a personal shopper is a dark art, with few tangible rewards. Spread by word of mouth, GiGi's clients would never admit they needed her assistance. Not even if they put them under torture. Let us be honest, who would admit to being in need of a style consultant?
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Literature
The Prism of my Mind: Poems for 7 Moods

The Prism of my Mind: Poems for 7 Moods

Collected poems from 2000 to 2013. The collection is organized in seven groups, each corresponding to one of the seven emotions, expressed by the poems in that group: hope, joy, humour, love, sadness, anger and despair. These feelings are also represented by the rainbow: from the happy warm colours to the sad cool ones. In addition, the poems also comment on the most important lessons the author learned in a long and adventurous life.
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Literature
DOG BONE SOUP

DOG BONE SOUP

DOG BONE SOUP is a coming of age story that follows the life of a poor boy growing up in a New England college town. Shawn Daniels’s father is the town drunk. Shawn and his brother Willie are in charge of handling everything that needs to be done around the ramshackle place they call home—lugging in water for cooking and cleaning, splitting and stacking firewood…But when chores are done, these resourceful kids strike out on boundless adventures that don’t cost a dime. DOG BONE SOUP is the poignant tale of a dysfunctional family struggling to survive in America in the 50s and 60s, when others were living The American Dream.
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Literature
Views from the Asylum

Views from the Asylum

This is a book which asks the most important question ever to be asked in the history of mankind. Does life have meaning and purpose? The story open with the main character answering no to that question. He attempts suicide. The attempt fails. Afterwards, he is placed in a mental institution where he, once again, pursues the question. Will he find a different answer this time? Or will the answer be exactly the same as the first time?
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