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This is why we can’t have nice things….

All my websites were shut down due to spammers. I had 67k+ messages waiting for moderation and almost 200k that made it through my spam stoppers. In order to get my sites operational before collecting Social Security, I deleted all comments. I apologize, some of them were relevant and interesting. Spammers — you suck.

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review: Rosemary Remembered by Susan Wittig Albert

Rosemary Remembered (A China Bayles Mystery) Susan Wittig Albert Berkley Prime Crime/mystery, fiction Release Date:  November 1995 China discovers that business can be murder when her accountant, Rosemary Robbins, is killed. With an abusive ex-husband and plenty of former clients in the picture, there’s no shortage of supspects.  And China must trace a crooked trail […]

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review: Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

Why We Broke Up Daniel Handler (novelist) / Maira Kalman (artist) Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/YA Release Date: December 27, 2011 I’m telling you why we broke up, Ed. I’m writing it in this letter, the whole truth of why it happened.  Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing […]

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review: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wintergirls Laurie Halse Anderson Penguin/YA Release Date: March 19, 2009 Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss-her life-and Lia is left behind, haunted by her friend’s memory and racked with guilt for […]

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review: Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen

Someone Like You Sarah Dessen Puffin Books/YA Release Date: May 11, 2004 Halley has always followed in the wake of her best friend, Scarlett. But when Scarlett learns that her boyfriend has been killed in a motorcycle accident, and that she’s carrying his baby, she’s devastated. For the first time ever, Scarlett really needs Halley. […]

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