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Jayne Jaudon Ferrer

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Jayne Jaudon Ferrer is a Southern writer known for her one-on-one style, humor, and ability to connect with her readers. The author of four gift books of "reality" poetry about women's roles and family dynamics--one of which has remained consistently in print for more than 25 years--Jayne shares her passion for reading and writing at events around the country. Her most recent book is THE ART OF STONE SKIPPING & OTHER FUN OLD-TIME GAMES, a hands-on/how-to book that's perfect for family get-togethers. Jayne lives in Greenville, South Carolina. For more information, visit www.jaynejaudonferrer.com. ...more

Can this be the year of kindness?


I've just finished reading Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. I highly recommend both the book and the movie by the same name. The order doesn't matter; both are excellent and proved to be a perfect note on which to start a new year.

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Average rating: 4.3 · 54 ratings · 11 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
I Am the Mother of Sons: Poems

4.54 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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She of the Rib, Women Unwra...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2006
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Dancing with My Daughter: P...

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Un Regalo Para Mi Hijo/A Gi...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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A New Mother's Thoughts: Poems

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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Un regalo para mi hijo

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Poems to Lift You Up and Ma...

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A Mother of Sons

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This is a wonderful story of love, loss, and acceptance as Batson, a Methodist minister, shares the story of life with his wife, Donna, and her eventual battle with cancer. Uplifting and inspiring, the vivid descriptions of South Carolina scenery and ...more
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The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty
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Sometimes you just have to reread the classics. I'm not usually a fan of short stories, but Miss Welty's detail, drama, and celebration of all things Southern make her an exception. ...more
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The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg
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Erasmus With Freckles by John Haase
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I went looking for this book after watching the movie, "Dear Brigette," starring Bill Mumy as Erasmus. As is typical, the book was even more entertaining than the movie--and the plot differs quite dramatically. Interestingly, author John Haase had a ...more
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Wish You Well by David Baldacci
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I'm 20 years late reading this and only discovered it after seeing the movie based on it, starring Ellen Burstyn. The movie was wonderful; the book was so good, I hated to see it end. Perhaps because I have a particular love for mountains and mountai ...more
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The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
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What a great book to have on hand during "lockdown"! I've always found octopuses intriguing, and learned about this book in a CBS Sunday Morning segment. It was a leisurely read, rather than a riveting one, because Montgomery's writing is something t ...more
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