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Bayou Pages

review by Meredith McKinnie “The young delude themselves that the music will never stop playing. So it makes sense for them to explore rather than savor; to meet new people rather than to devote time to their nearest and dearest; to learn new skills and soak up information, rather than ponder the mea...
“Even in a place of sorrow, time passes. Even in a place of joy. Do not assume that either keeps life from continuing.” I n Honoree Fanonne Jeffers’ first novel, the poet blesses readers with a multi-generational saga. The physically heavy text of historical fiction spans the lives of early Native Am...
review by Meredith McKinnie “Look at everything always as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time: Thus is your time on earth filled with glory.” Christmas is a time for reading the classics, or so I believe. I kept Betty Smith’s novel on my shelf for the last few years, […...