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Bren McClain

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Anderson, SC, The United States



John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, Carson McCullers

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" Linda, this brings tears. You and I share a love of animals and motherhood. Bless you for your words --- and for reading the book of my heart. "
One Good Mama Bone by Bren McClain
"“You ain't got one good mama bone in you, girl.” That's what Sarah’s mother tells her when she was just a little girl. By the end of this story you know nothing is further from the truth, thanks in part to a very special bovine, Mama Red.

Sarah giv..." Read more of this review »
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" Gwen, what an honor to read your words about my book. From the bottom of this writer's heart, I thank you many, many times over. "
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"Best book I’ve read so far in 2019! Beautifully and creatively written heart-breaking and heart-warming story. I loved the intricacies of the characters, especially of LC Dobbins, a father who loves his boy and can’t find a way to tell him; and th..." Read more of this review »
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Our Prince of Scribes by Nicole A. Seitz
"5 stars to this beautiful tribute to Pat Conroy!

Pat Conroy is a favorite author of mine. I haven’t read all his books, but each I have has been one I’ve savored. He was bold and upfront about his challenging childhood, and his writing was influen..." Read more of this review »
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" Judith wrote: "It’s well over 100 copies now!"

That’s, indeed, humbling, Judith. How can ever thank you?
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" Tina, thank you for taking a chance on reading my book. Sarah’s “talks” with Mama Red were my favorite, too. "
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“Seen on a poster: I once asked a child what the meaning of life was. "Feed the kitties," she said, "feed the kitties.”
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