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Circling My Mother: A Memoir by Mary Gordon

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Circling My Mother: A Memoir by Mary GordonThis book made me cry. As an only child / daughter of a difficult alcoholic mother, as the the product of a marriage that was a mistake.... I felt Mary Gordon's confusion in coming to grips with her mother as my own. I love my mother…By jbadmin|
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That Man in the Greenhouse, Iceland

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Iceland is a pretty popular travel destination these days – primarily due to a trend toward adventure and outdoor recreation, but also thanks to great airline promotions sponsored by Icelandair.I was in Iceland for ten days in early April to attend the Iceland Writer’s Retreat.…By Jeanne|
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Spreading Her Love: The Ritual of Letting Go

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My Mother’s Yarzheit.... Sedona, AZ March 21, 2017Some people can barely suppress their shock when I tell them I am still spreading my mother's ashes, 13 years after her passing. Most people don’t have such authority when it comes to these types of things… there are…By Jeanne|
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The Westerly Memoir Project

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The Westerly Memoir Project (WMP) embarks on its second summer  July 11, 2017.  The project blends top-notch instruction in the art of memoir with the long-term goal of creating an anthology of personal essays, all set in the treasured seaside community of Westerly, RI.  Grub…By Jeanne|
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Fill the Sky by Katherine A. Sherbrooke

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I felt like I was joining three wonderful women on a trip to Equador. The healing ceremonies with shamans were described with such sensory detail. There are several twists which keep the book moving along quickly and even though I was starting to guess how each woman might find healing,…By jbadmin|
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Goodreads Giveaway!

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Between March 21 and April 21, 2017 click Goodreads Giveaway! to enter.  There are ten chances to win a copy of Eden: A Novel. By Jeanne|
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