Books

LU teacher publishes second children’s book

The Curious Pup is the namesake of a growing children’s book series written by Cheryl Rae Johnson, professor of English at Lamar University. The second book in the series was released in January and is available on Amazon. The series focuses on Christianity and teaches child-friendly lessons on topics such …

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Books to bond this Mother’s Day

Is the mother figure in your life a great reader? If so, gifting a book or offering to read a book can be the perfect treat for Mother’s Day. Here are a few bridging books that explore the varied and powerful experiences of motherhood. “Caramelo”, by Sandra Cisneros – While …

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Books like the Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Historical fiction, magical realism and feminist literature in one novel make The lost apothecary by Sarah Penner easy to devour – read it in a day! For newcomers, The lost apothecary takes place in 18th century London, where a secret apothecary store hidden behind a stuff shelf helps women overcome …

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Indy Book Club May Pick: “ Why Fish Doesn’t Exist ”

Content Disclaimer: This book contains descriptions of eugenics and sterilization. Besides the joy of snacks, the best part of being in a book club is listening to different points of view and hearing how others have interpreted a piece of literature. After I finished Lulu Miller’s twisty tale of science-meet-history-meet-memory, …

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