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Author Archive | Ruth


Doing It Again

We are sheltering in place. How’s that going for you? I don’t know about you, but there’s only so much I can dream up to do whilst living under quarantine-like circumstances. I’m an empty-nester and confess I don’t have to conjure fascinating things for a household of children or teens, but I still need to […]

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Yellow Birds by Kenvin Powers vs. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

These two books have several things in common: ·         Narrators are unreliable. ·         The main characters are psychopaths or behave like psychopaths under their circumstances. ·         The main characters do not possess a moral compass. ·         There is no resolution of the conflict faced by the protagonists. ·         These two books were very difficult for […]

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