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Rebecca Willman Gernon

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Rebecca Willman Gernon started writing at age 11 when she produced the Dolland News a small daily newspaper typed on her grandmother's old manual typewriter. She also wrote small plays and skits that she had her dolls perform.
Her career with the federal government included a great deal of writing, most of it boring and full of legal mumbo jumbo. In the evening she wrote humor.
Twelve years ago she took an early retirement and was given the opportunity to devote her free time to writing. Her first published story was a veggie fairy take about an eggplant. This was accomplished after two years of writing and submitting manuscripts.
Her plays have won awards or had reading in Missouri, Louisiana, Nebraska, and Virginia. Gernon has won a nationa
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Tepper Isn't Going Out by Calvin Trillin
Tepper Isn't Going Out
by Calvin Trillin
read in September, 2015
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Loved the sly humor in this book about a NYC man who knows when and where to park his car and enjoys sitting in his car, as long as he has money on the meter, despite others wanting his place,. Tepper becomes a cult hero, and the mayor wants him and ...more
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Blue Hole by G.D. Gearino
Blue Hole
by G.D. Gearino
read in September, 2015
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This book is beautifully written Gearino paints lovely settings with words. I loved his description of Southern heat in chapter 5. The characters were unique, well developed, and a great plot with several subplots made putting down the novel difficul ...more
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The Sweet In-Between by Sheri Reynolds
The Sweet In-Between
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How Paul Robeson Saved My Life and Other Stories by Carl Reiner
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NNNNN by Carl Reiner
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Perfect Match by Fern Michaels
Perfect Match
by Fern Michaels (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2015
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Ugh. Guess I did not know I had selected a romance. The book flap sounded interesting, but I was put off after reading several pages because the book flap said the characters were twins, and in the book the character tells us her brother Jake is two ...more
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It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell
It Was Me All Along
by Andie Mitchell
read in July, 2015
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This memoir would have been better if it had been shorter. I felt their was too much detail about the miserable life this child had, which more than explained why she over ate....food was her medicine to make her feel better. I wish more time was spe ...more
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakthrough by Ruth Pennebaker
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I loved this book about three women , a grandmother forced to live with her divorced daughter, the daughter, and her teenage granddaughter. The characters are unique, well developed, dialogue witty, sharp, and genuine. The new girlfriend of the ex hu ...more
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The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
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