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I have not read The Last Picture Show in awhile and so when I saw it the other day at a bookstore I decided to read it again. Hot, dusty, Texas. A great coming-of-age story by Larry McMurtry. Also a movie. I had read the book first, then saw the movie. Then about a year later I was having a discussion about the book and that centered around whether the movie or the book was better. It's difficult to say a movie is better than the book. I think it is rarely the case. But in all honesty I liked both. I think it was Cybil Shepard's first big movie. Now, back to hot, dusty Texas....
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Published on November 29, 2011 17:36 • 92 views • Tags: school, summer, texas, the-last-picture-show, ya, young-adult, young-adult-fiction, youth
Breaking news...the release date for Cameron's Court is February 8, 2012. More information will follow.
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Published on December 19, 2011 16:17 • 101 views • Tags: adventure, childrens-books, contemporary, fiction, high-school, literature, romance, teens, ya, young-adult
Right now: The first 10 posts or messages I receive today (1/29/12) through Goodreads and Twitter will receive a free gifted Kindle version of Cameron's Court. You must have a Kindle or the Kindle application for any mobile device to receive this version.

Check this blog again for details regarding another giveaway later in the week commemorating its release. A giveaway of the paperback version will begin on Goodreads on 1/30/12. Good Luck!--DA
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Published on January 29, 2012 06:24 • 95 views • Tags: christmas, winter, ya, young-adult
Thanks for your comments everyone...keep them coming...
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Published on August 18, 2014 07:17 • 22 views • Tags: cameron-s-court, chicago, christmas, high-school, ya, young-adult