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A Few Good Conversations (Well, At Least 10) by Hans Taylor

Alcohol, empathy, and other poisons.

Most years, I think, are skippable. They suffer from this indescribable mundanity, this relentlessly oscillating day in day out. Those years you could summarise in a sentence or two. To say that 2014 was the best year of my life would be unfair to years 1997 through to 2013, and all the years that followed. But it was certainly the . . .

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Dawnwalker by Wes Boyd

College and the years just afterwards are pivotal for many people, having adventures and establishing their lives. It was especially true for Randy Clark and his three girl friends. They are very different people facing very different futures. Can their special friendship survive the problems and distances of the real world? . . .

A complete novel.
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Rocinante by Wes Boyd

Vagabonding in the seventies! The only thing that kept Mark going in Vietnam was his plan to spend some time wandering the country by air, like barnstormers did 50 years before. In the last days before leaving, he acquires a partner—a tall, morose girl named Jackie. They spend months on their aerial oddessy, falling in love along the way while . . .

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The Next Generation by Wes Boyd

All she ever wanted was to be normal! Her mother considered Judith to be a hopeless invalid that would have to be cared for all her life—but then she finds a boyfriend that doesn’t see her that way. With his help, she learns to be a farmer’s wife and a much stronger person than anyone had ever thought she could . . .

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Runner’s Moon by Wes Boyd

Two kids, a dream, and acres of dogs . . . Josh and Tiffany want to become dogsled racers. They just have to grow up first—and learn about what they’re doing along the way. A follow-on to Busted Axle Road, focusing on Josh and Tiffany’s adventures. . . .

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THE NEXT GENERATION

Definitely not Star Trek

By Sonja Nitschke, editor

Dec 17, 2008: As a reader, there was nothing wrong with The Next Generation. The pacing was okay, even if it was stalled with some boring farm expositions that I didn’t find remotely interesting.

The characters were okay. Judith’s mom, who would prefer her paralyzed daughter to stay at home an invalid the rest of her life, was extremely annoying. It wasn’t just the fact that she was an idiot (which most of the characters did not hesitate to point out), but most in [more . . .]

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A FEW GOOD CONVERSATIONS (WELL, AT LEAST 10)

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By Elrina Hartman, member

Jul 13, 2016: ‘A Few Good Conversations’ is an excellent read for those who wish to dip into a realm of nostalgia that is embellished with dry humour and witticism. Here you will be led through by the strong discourse of a protagonist who is remarkably self aware. The journey is incredibly insightful, despite its path transpiring in a state of seemingly perpetual inebriation, as it touches on a complex array of themes ranging from poetic existentialism to the discovery and loss of genuine friendships, and the pursuit of hopeless dreams with admirable [more . . .]

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