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Kimberly Hays May 24th, 2013 | Book Review, Fiction
Jane Porter’s book Odd Mom Out is the story of a single mom, Marta Zinsser, who is transferred to Seattle, with her daughter, Eva, to work in an ad agency. It just so happens that this is where Marta grew up, but she feels extremely out of place now because of the alpha moms in their Mercedes, who wear pearls to soccer games, and are dressed in only the finest clothing. She thinks they are snobs. Marta is a different kind of mom in that she has a bohemian style, rides a motorcycle, and has a different mindset from
Topic of the Month: MotherhoodLouise May 21st, 2013 | Book Review, Topic of the Month
My Big Fat Greek Wedding is one of my all-time favorite movies. The movie was a sleeper hit, never reaching the number one spot at the box office, yet steadily climbing to the top of the list for high-grossing romantic comedies. It was a surprise to me when I found out that the lead actress and screenwriter, Nia Vardalos, are one and the same. Vardalos is highly talented on both fronts, bringing the perfect amount of humor to the film and her role in it. Vardalos had been looking for a reason why My Big Fat Greek Wedding became
Kimberly Hays May 23rd, 2013 | New Releases
Phil Robertson, who is also known as The Duck Commander, is the patriarch of the number one hit show on the A&E channel’s “Duck Dynasty”, where his life with his wife, sons, and brother, Si, and the duck call empire that he built, are followed in the reality TV series. A man of deep faith, he states that the most important things to him in his life are “Faith, family, ducks — in that order”. His catch phrase is “Happy, Happy, Happy”, and this is also the title of his new book that was released on May 6th.
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