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Vicious Villain, Great Heroine, Scary Sex & Wonderful #Author

Matt Posner‘s Review of Trials of Life Trials of Life is Junying Kirk’s second novel, and is both like and unlike her first. Like The Same Moon, this work features the troubled life and growth of Zhang Zhenzhu, known to us … Continue reading

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Interviewing Avid Writer and Actress Deanna Proach

I’m delighted to have an author-to-author chat with lovely Deanna today, whom I have met through Wonderful Read of the Month network. She is not new to my site, as she has kindly contributed a fabulous article on 5 Elements … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Reader’ – A Remarkable Historical Reminder Through Film & Literature

My Rating     4.5 stars (Containing Spoilers) The opening scene of The Reader was in an International Court trying war criminals, and Ralph Fiennes played the older version of the male lead, Michael Berg, a defence lawyer. This was directed by Steven … Continue reading

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When Andrew Met Pearl

Few people forget how they first met the love of their lives. “I have an exceptional memory;” Andrew made a rare confession to Zhenzhu, ditching his usual modesty and opting for an approach as frank as he could manage. “I … Continue reading

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