Brenda Salazar's blog

Out of the mouth of babes....

“I don’t think right and wrong change just because we’re at war……”  

Sandra Dallas chose to tell this story from a young girl’s perspective, 13 year old Rennie.  Her story takes place during World War II.  A time when people of Japanese decent were sent to internment camps by the U.S. Government. TALLGRASS tells of the effects one camp had on the small town of Ellis, its people and the evacuees relocated there.  For this town, Tallgrass became their own personal war.
 

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The Secret is Out!

If you have a best friend that has shared your most intimate secrets, someone that has been with you through your highs and lows, then this book will melt your heart.   The author, Lisa See, takes you on a journey with two young girls who form a bond with each other from the age of seven.   Their bond is to be a..." joining of hearts that cannot be torn apart by distance, disagreement, loneliness, better marriage position, or by letting other girls - and later women come between". 

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A Marvelous Tale To Tell

Extraordinary, a first rate writer, a natural storyteller with a marvelous tale to tell.  These are just some of the words that have been used to describe Elizabeth Kostova's work.   I would have to agree with it all after having read THE SWAN THIEVES.   I did not skip a beat, I have already checked out

When It Rains, It Pours!

Could you imagine inventing a product that would eventually be used world wide yet not getting the due credit for the invention.  That is exactly what Robert Kearns deals with in FLASH OF GENIUS, a movie based on true events.  To what extent would you go to in order to prove your right to be compensated and acknowledged for your invention?  Find out how the auto industry pushed the Kearn family to its llimits with years of litigation.  

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So Many To Choose From

THE ART OF MENDING is my favorite book by Elizabeth Berg, but having to choose just one was hard.  She has written over twenty wonderful books and they can all be found in the library.  Even her newly published novel, THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU, is already on our shelves although it is not staying there.  The request list has started to build, so be quick and add yourself to the list....

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