The rain hammered on the roof of the box car, waking the brothers from their sleep. They’d reached Tucumcari and prepared to jump off a few miles before the train reached the depot. They sloshed through the muddy streets of the small New Mexico town. Wilburn noticed it wasn’t much to look at. The train… Continue reading Hobo Willie, Part 2
The leaves rustled in the cold January breeze just off the railroad tracks as Wilburn stood beside his bothers. The three boys lined up before their father, Nelson, and waited in silence for him to speak. Wilburn’s heart drummed in his chest, his palms grew slick, and his blood surged. Nelson stopped in front of him, looked deep into his eyes, and let out a resigned and weary sigh. He could feel the weight of his father’s strong, calloused hand as it rested heavily on his head. Nelson paused long enough for him to feel the warmth seep into his skull. He watched his father move on to his brother Woodrow, repeating the gesture. Only this time Nelson’s hand rested on his older brother’s shoulder.
First...the book. Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple is a fantastic and fun read. I enjoyed this book immensely. It's an epistolary novel written from the perspective of Bernadette's daughter, Bee. We see Bernadette through Bee's eyes, and she is a wonderfully brilliant and eccentric woman who owns up to her short comings and… Continue reading Book to Movie: Where’d You Go Bernadette?
Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com Here is a list of authors, books I adore, and their genre...in no particular order -- because I love them all equally.Included in this list are stand alone's, trilogies, and series. If I love a trilogy or series, I will only list the first book and the name of… Continue reading Ainsley’s Bookish Recommendations
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