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About carilynn27

Reading and writing and writing about reading are my passion. I've been keeping a journal since I was 14. I also write fiction and poetry. I published my first collection of short stories, "Radiant Darkness" in 2000. I followed that up with my first collection of poetry in 2001 called "Journey without a Map." In 2008, I published "Persephone's Echo" another collection of poetry. Since then I've also published Emotional Espionage, The Way The Story Ended, My Perfect Drug and Out There. I have my BA in English from The Ohio State University at Mansfield and my MA in English Lit from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I also have my Post BA Certificate in Women's Studies. I am the mother of two beautiful children. :-)

Age of Anger

The Age of Anger: A History of the Present Pankaj Mishra, 2017 Age of Anger: A History of the Present by Mishra accounts for the resurgence of reactionary and right-wing political movements in the late 2010s. He argues that nationalist, … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi

December 18, 2017 The Last Jedi The Last Jedi is poised precariously between the past and the future. The Last Jedi picks up right where The Force Awakens left off. It follows the template laid down by The Empire Strikes … Continue reading

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Lost Girl’s Hybrid Heritage

Lost Girl’s Hybrid Heritage I recently discovered the Showcase Show Lost Girl and binged watched it on Netflix. The Canadian Urban Fantasy show ran from 2010-2015. It also ran on the SyFy Channel, but I never caught it. While I … Continue reading

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Getting Ahead Of ADHD

Getting Ahead of ADHD: What The Next Generation of Science Says About Treatments That Work and How You Can Make Them Work For Your Child  By Joel T Nigg, PhD 2017 ADD and ADHD are caused by both Genetics and … Continue reading

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The Queen of Distraction

The Queen of Distraction: How Women With ADHD Can Conquer Chaos, Find Focus and Get More Done By Terry Matlen, MSW What is ADHD? Well, it is when you get easily distracted, find it difficult to stop behaviors or activities … Continue reading

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$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing In America

$2.00 A Day: Living On Almost Nothing In America By Katheryn J Edin and Luke Schaefer, 2015 After the Civil War in the 1870s, Aid was created for the Windows of the War.  That was about all that was available … Continue reading

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Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, 2012 The book applies insights from institutional economics, development economics and economic history to understand why nations develop differently, with some succeeding in the … Continue reading

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