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Unexpected

Easy as One, Two, Three

July, the month of independence, of hand-cranked ice cream and trips to the waterpark, to the nearest pool, or to the snow cone stand….

Option B

By Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant | Knopf, 226 pages | $26 The hope of Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy…

Book Review

Uninvited

By Lysa TerKeurst | Nelson Books, 275 pages |$17 I have a small confession  to make. I have a handful of Christian authors who…

SouthernLit

Fences

I’d been through a few men by then. Not so many as to cause a scandal, but enough. My best friend Jimmie Ann and…

Book Review

The Stranger in the Woods

By Michael Finkel | Alfred A. Knopf, 191 pages |$26 In 1986, Christopher Knight was twenty years old. He had his first job, installing…

LittleCraftShow

The BIG LITTLE Craft Show

May is when things get hopping in Arkansas. Schoolchildren are finishing up the year, the weather is perfect, and dozens of festivals get underway….

SouthernFiction

Here We Are Together

Lucette used to be a “hit-the-road, Jack” kind of girl. When things got hard in a relationship, she was out the door, no turning…