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Losing Lola

by Jessica Higgins

A brain tumor is one of the modern world’s most frightening monsters: It is a silent, dangerous predator whose victims are often caught unaware and unprepared. But however terrifying brain cancer is for its prey, it may be even more... Read More

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That Might Be Useful

by Jessica Higgins

In a society that adores MTV, Paris Hilton, and Botox, it’s not hard to understand America’s obsession with the “new.” This culture is quick to throw out last season’s fashions and yesteryear’s furnishings, collectibles, and... Read More

Book Review

Global Peace Lovers

by Jessica Higgins

While the Nobel Peace Prize can only be presented to one winner per year people understand that peace is a collaborative effort; as W.H. Auden once said “We are all here on Earth to help one another.” It is this collective spirit... Read More

Book Review

The Doll Brokers

by Jessica Higgins

When Mattel introduced Barbie in March 1959 the toy company couldn’t possibly have known that the doll that would dominate the market for fifty years nor could it have predicted its lasting popularity or ultimately its cultural impact.... Read More

Book Review

Land of Men

by Jessica Higgins

Combining the mystery of a ghost ship with the romance of the open sea Edward Muesch weaves an intriguing story about two men’s journeys to find adventure and true love in his novel "Land of Men". Muesch winner of a 2007 Indie... Read More

Book Review

She and I

by Jessica Higgins

A fugue is a musical term for a style of composition written in a fixed number of parts or “voices.” Here in Michael Brown’s She and I: A Fugue the author employs a multitude of lyrical techniques such as line breaks rhythm and... Read More

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A Different Season

by Jessica Higgins

When faced with the death of a loved one people are often comforted by reflecting on nature. The cycle of life causes trees to drop their leaves only to sprout new ones after a few months. "A Different Season" is a personal guide to... Read More

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Glimpses of Heaven

by Jessica Higgins

When the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas wrote his poem, “Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night,” he was pleading with his father to “rage, rage against the dying of the light.” Thomas’s passionate plea to his dying father is a common... Read More

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