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Shadow of a Smile
It’s a regular night for Meredith. Seeing her boyfriend, Derek, just a regular ole night. Then, Meredith gets a phone call from her grandparents. The phone call that no one wants to get. Meredith’s regular night just turned into a night that she wishes had not happened. Continue reading →
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Everyone knows the iconic images of Marilyn Monroe. The one of her singing a breathy and sexy “Happy Birthday, Mr. President”. The white halter dress standing on a subway grate with the white dress billowing around her. The beautiful blond hair. We know Marilyn Monroe as the sexpot. The beautiful. The gorgeous red lips. The breathy voice. Oozing sex appeal from every pore. These are the images that are called to mind when many people think of Marilyn Monroe.
A few weeks ago, it was time for Unofficial Booktopia. What is Unofficial Booktopia, you ask? Well, Unofficial Booktopia is a play on Official Booktopia (hosted by the fantastic Books on The Nightstand). How did it all start? A few of us met in Oxford, MS back in 2012- and we became fast friends- discussing books, going out for drinks, and just having a good time. After that weekend, we all stayed in touch through the power of social media and monthly phone chats. Unofficial Booktopia happened, though, because in 2013- none of the Booktopia sites were close for 2 of us to get to be able to attend (basically, it was a wing and a prayer kind of thing). So, one suggested- let’s get together in Jackson, MS (home to Lemuria Books). So we began the plan and it worked! We all managed to get together (and engage in some literary hijinks!) We had such a good time that Unofficial Booktopia was born- and this year, it was in Texas. Continue reading →