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March 2015

At the Water's Edge

Sara Gruen’s At the Water’s Edge

I’m heading out to Asheville, NC today to see and hear Sara Gruen read from her newest novel, At the Water’s Edge at Malaprops Bookstore tomorrow night. This is particularly meaningful to me because I missed her first book tour back in 2007 when she swung through Los Angeles on her Water …

The Golden Child

The Book that Changed My Life

The thickest book on the shelf of Mrs. Varga’s fourth grade class was called The Golden Child, a hardcover that probably stretched all of 150 pages. I eyed that book each week during reading period, but class rules required students to complete a special reading program before they could check …