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A comment on real life bend-in-the-road experiences.

Detour in the Bend

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The Beef Princess of Practical County by Michelle Houts

Libby Ryan lives 14-1/2 miles from Nowhere–Nowhere, IN. Her family owns Ryansmeade, a cattle farm. Libby is getting ready for her FFA (Future Farmers of America) project–raising a calf to show in the next Practical County Fair. Libby takes this … Continue reading

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Jane in Bloom by Deborah Lytton

On Jane Holden’s twelfth birthday, she is expecting to get a digital camera and to finally get her ears pierced; instead Lizzie, her sister, is admitted to the hospital suffering from anorexia.  Breathe in, breathe out.  Breathe in love, breathe … Continue reading

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The Last Invisible Boy by Evan Kuhlman

I’ve been thinking a lot about this blog and what I want it to be. Is it a little about me or just about what I read?  Realistic Fiction is all about learning about life vicariously through try-on roles.  So maybe, … Continue reading

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Reading, or not Reading

Three years ago, I got married.  (Almost four. ) This was a happy bend in the road .  I didn’t think it would ever happen.  But it did, hooray!  One of the oddest, I-don’t-understand things that occured is that I stopped reading.  I’d … Continue reading

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