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Kathryn Taylor

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Kathryn Taylor was born at the Great Lakes Naval Station near Chicago, Illinois and spent much of her life in the Chicagoland area. She taught nearly thirty years in the classrooms of Illinois, California, and Virginia before she retired from teaching and relocated to South Carolina. It was there that she wrote her book, Two Minus One: A Memoir (November 2018 from She Writes Press) following the unexpected abandonment by her second husband. Two Minus One: A Memoir received a starred Kirkus Review and was subsequently named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2018. It is an Amazon Best Seller and was selected as one of the September 2019 selections of the Pulpwood Queen’s Book Club. Taylor has participated on author panels at the Pulpwood Queen ...more

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Two Minus One: A Memoir

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Perks of the Pandemic

This post is in no way intended to minimize the emotional suffering, physical pain, and debilitating financial loss that so many have experienced during the ongoing months of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is simply meant as a lighthearted look – from the perspective of a suburbanite who has retained her income and health insurance – at what could be viewed as random perks of the pandemic derived from

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Mandy Haynes has written the most beautiful collection of stories I have read in a very long time. She has a unique talent for awakening empathy and compassion in the reader with her language, nuance, and detail. Each of her characters is so complete ...more
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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind by Barbara K. Lipska
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Do not be put off by the title of this book or the fear of medical jargon. It is a universal story of strength, perseverance, and resiliency which will provide inspiration to every reader-whatever the challenge they may be facing. The demons in this ...more
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The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
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Erdrich employs meaningful prose and identifiable characters to provide an important message. There is always an underdog in our society-and in the world-in need of a voice, an advocate, and recognition that all of us are human beings wanting the sam ...more
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