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Penny J. Johnson is a writer and an editor. Her poetry works include The Last Time We Were Children and While Bethlehem Sleeps. Penny lives in Minnesota with her husband, their three sons, and their two Labrador Retrievers.

Summer Reading Challenge 2020: June 6-July 4

Here are the books I completed during the first month of my personal summer reading challenge. Out of the Deep I Cry by Julie Spencer-Fleming Five Stars I am enjoying Julie Spencer-Fleming’s Fergusson/Van Alstyne Mysteries. This is the third book in the series, and they are improving with each book. I think this one is […]
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The Last Time We Were Children

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While Bethlehem Sleeps

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The Forget-Me-Nots

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“Sin is a thing that writes itself across a man's face. It cannot be concealed.”
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82338 Q&A with Penny J. Johnson — 7 members — last activity Jan 01, 2013 08:18PM
I will be available from October 26, 2012 to December 31, 2012 to answer questions about my new book While Bethlehem Sleeps.



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Melissa Penny,

Do you think the girls would like the Chet Gecko books? If so, I might ask to borrow one to try out on them.

Melissa


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Penny Thanks, Deb! :)


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Deb Welcome to Goodreads, Penny!


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