THE MUSEUM OF YOU: A BOOK REVIEW

Annika Perry's Writing Blog

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‘When you grow up in the saddest chapter of someone else’s story, you’re forever skating on the thin ice of their memories.’

Grief. It’s all pervasive and its repercussions are felt throughout the generations, even to those newly born as tragedy strikes.

This is only too true for Clover, almost twelve, who has lived under the cloud of her mother’s death when she was only six weeks old. A ‘surprise’ to both her parents, her well-meaning father, Darren, has tried to protect his daughter from any further unhappiness.

His reluctance to talk about his wife, Becky, is clear to sharp-minded Clover as she sees her father’s deep sorrow and fear when she raises the topic with him and he replies with the oft repeated sound-bites, sharing only minimal information about her mother.

On the cusp of teenage years, Clover becomes desperate to break through the palpable dark shadow of her…

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Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “The Fourth Descendant,” by Author, Allison Maruska

✨The Fairy Whisperer ✨Colleen Chesebro✨

  • Title:  The Fourth Descendant
  • Author: Allison Maruska
  • File Size: 4503 KB
  • Print Length: 229 Pages
  • Publisher: Self-Published by Author
  • Publication Date: February 4, 2015
  • Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00T100YB0
  • ISBN-10: 1507809840
  • ISBN-13: 978-1507809846
  • Formats: Paperback and Kindle
  • Goodreads
  • Genres: Mystery, Suspense, Historical, Thriller
  • The Fourth Descendant by [Maruska, Allison]

    *I won a copy of this book in Dan Alatorre’s, First Word Weaver Contest and enjoyed the story so much I had to review it.*

IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS:

“When Michelle receives a call from a Richmond historian, she sees the chance for a much-needed adventure. All she has to do is find a century-old key.

Three others – a guitarist, an engineer, and a retiree – receive similar calls. Each family possesses a key to a four-lock safe found buried in a Virginia courthouse, though their connection is as mysterious as the safe itself. Their ancestors should not have interacted, had…

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One-Liner Wednesday – The Trees Have Eyes

Linda G. Hill

This one even has a favourite hockey team:I love my neighbourhood.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bathrooms or Outhouses

Cee's Photography

Row of porta-potties at the iris festival.

This series I call Odd Twists meaning we are looking for the bizarre and the common things we don’t always take photos of.  This week the topic is Bathrooms or Outhouses.  Some fancy hotels and restaurants can have the most beautiful bathrooms.  Go see what interesting things you can come up with in your own bathroom, any bathroom or bathroom fixture.  See how creative you can get on this challenge.  Use your imagination for this theme.  The thing is to have a lot of fun with this challenge.

Go through you photo archives and see what photos you have that fits the current week’s challenge, or better yet grab you camera and take a new photo! ENJOY and have FUN.

The Current Series – Odd Twists

  • Bathrooms / Outhouses
  • Gears and Engines
  • Fire Trucks, Fire Houses, Fire Hydrant
  • Hallways
  • Tombstones or Cemeteries

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