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This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

This Week’s Best-Sellers From Publishers Weekly

December 4, 2014


Filed under Books

McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 30, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2014, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publishers ...

I Swear

I Swear

Angela Richart, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2014


Filed under Poetry

“Freak!” One word Spat distastefully from someone’s mouth Like projectile vomit. It is hissed again in my ear Echoing, stinging, I can feel it. It burns a hole. I sit numb, staring into the window; Staring into space. Ignoring the occasional flick to the back of my head I...

Poultry Psychoanalysis

Poultry Psychoanalysis

Angela Richart

September 19, 2014


Filed under Fiction

“Doc, do you really think you can help me?” “Of course,” the doctor smiled warmly, “but that requires you opening up and telling me about that baggage.” Dr. Mallard stroked his goatee as he sized up his newest patient, Chuck. He was a quiet type, who didn’t care to talk much, probably...

The Young Girl’s Prayer

The Young Girl’s Prayer

Angela Richart

September 2, 2014


Filed under Fiction

"Dear God, It's me again, Maggy. I know it is late, I hope I didn't wake you up. I'm seven years old now, but I'm not happy. Mama died when I was two, remember? And Daddy died last week. The police took my brother Joey away, and locked him in a dark cell. They accused him of stealing. They said ...

The Hope of Freedom

The Hope of Freedom

March 15, 2014


Filed under Fiction

I remember when I was eight years old, my sister and I were playing in our backyard. We were digging in the ground when we ran across it. It was the strangest stone we had ever seen. It was completely white and square with six flat faces on it. Each face had a different number of dots on it. I decided...

What makes ‘What Makes This Book So Great’ so great? A love of reading

What makes ‘What Makes This Book So Great’ so great? A love of reading

March 5, 2014


Filed under Fiction

By Jim Higgins Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MCT) “What Makes This Book So Great: Re-Reading the Classics of Science Fiction and Fantasy” by Jo Walton; Tor ($26.99) ——— What makes Jo Walton’s new book, “What Makes This Book So Great,” so great indeed is that it champions adults readi...

Please Don’t Cry

Please Don’t Cry

Angela RIchart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2014


Filed under Poetry

Whatever you do, girl, please don't cry You can make it through People have your back They believe in you You know that's a fact Just keep your head held high Whatever you do, girl, please don't cry You're going to make it work You're stronger than you know Even if it hurts You...

Nothing Will Stop Me

Nothing Will Stop Me

Angela Richart, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2014


Filed under Poetry

I want to play in a band with a crazy name We'll rock the show and go down with fame I want to play second basemen for the Braves Just think of all the outs and catches and saves I want to go breakdancing on the moon But I'd get all sweaty and then pretty soon I'll want to fly on a...

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

Visiting Writers Series: Slipping in a Little Knowledge

February 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

College students often dream of being a famous writer, but sitting in class reading the words of deceased authors doesn’t help completely with the practical aspects of being an author in this digital age. Thankfully Northeast Community College recognizes this, and brings award-winning authors to campus....

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

November 26, 2013


Filed under Books

McClatchy-Tribune News Service MCT) Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 17, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan © 2013, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from Publ...

Part Two: The Face Of Janey Burks

Whitney Tyrrell, Author

October 9, 2013


Filed under Short Stories

A fair warning to all my beloved readers, this week it's a bit short due to personal reasons! Next week though I will make up for it! Enjoy! -Whitney   Janey I can’t believe I actually just did that. Who knew I had the guts? “Alright you lose.” I walked up to Georgia. “What do...

Part One: The Face Of Janey Burks

Whitney Tyrrell, author

October 1, 2013


Filed under Short Stories

Janey New Year. New Faces. New stares. New judgments. I walked into the classroom and watched as a few girls laughed at my lack of fashion sense, I took a seat in the back where no one had sat down yet. I watched as more people filed in and right before the professor came in I saw a curvier set girl wa...

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