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Original Essays | June 20, 2014

Lauren Owen: IMG The Other Vampire



It's a wild and thundery night. Inside a ramshackle old manor house, a beautiful young girl lies asleep in bed. At the window, a figure watches... Continue »
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The Three Miss Margarets by Louise Shaffer
The Three Miss Margarets

Sprite, August 4, 2012

Perspective,to understand any situation a person needs to be willing consider other perspectives. It's a story about a small Georgia town~the three Miss Margarets, Laurel,drinking, friends,being a misfit,outcast for one reason or another and the comfort of long time friends. It's a breezy book, however that doesn't mean it doesn't have any heft~will be passing it along to a southern friend.
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

Sprite, January 19, 2012

The Greater Journey was a fun and fascinating educational experience about art, communication systems, medical science, what was considered scandelous. Paris for a time was the center of just about everything....the fledging United States of America went there to learn and grow and never stop growning.
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

Sprite, January 4, 2012

This book entertained and taught~why can't all history be taught this way? I learned about the Morse Code, medicine, art, travel, politics, habits of the time~not wanting to put it down and finding myself rereading to make sure I understood.
I have a greater appreciation for several of the artists~not wanting to give anything way...you might find yourself looking up paintings...with your new knowledge. Have given this book as gifts and told many people to read it~no one has come back complaining that I don't know what I'm talking about. Enjoy it for yourself!
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London Calling by Edward Bloor
London Calling

Sprite, November 29, 2006

My 11 year old son and I listened to this book on a roadtrip, he didn't want to get out of the car.
The story teaches history, friendship, and family. What I found so interesting were the little known facts about the London Blitz , the author also gave a sense of the terror the Londoners endured.
I was surprised about the familial and adult toned situations, however, facts are facts.
I don't want to give the story away, just know that it kept this 43 year old and an 11 year fully engaged.
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