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2013 2013 2013 <div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-S3Pciw7rwBo/Ui_p0kGd0UI/AAAAAAAAAz0/0sXNkn1VwOo/s1600/17381757.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-S3Pciw7rwBo/Ui_p0kGd0UI/AAAAAAAAAz0/0sXNkn1VwOo/s400/17381757.jpg" width="262" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">The Carolyne Letters</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Abigail B. Calkin</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">PD: 09.24.13 by Book Sparks Publishing</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Book Summary: </span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span id="freeText5186580533315660650"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Amelia: young, naive, in love. Geoff: charming, narcissistic, intelligent. In a decidedly European affair, a young couple consummates a courtship destined for differences. The resultant pregnancy provides a haunting yet charming backdrop for the challenges of love and its often unwanted decisions.<br /><br />In the first person and in a creative journal style, author Abigail Calkin explores three choices that Amelia can make—give birth, give the baby up for adoption, or abortion. The resultant exploration and mature reflection provides a unique and rich literary backdrop for the choices each young woman faces when pregnant.</span><a class="actionLinkLite" href="http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17381757-the-carolyne-letters?from_search=true#"></a></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">My Thoughts: </span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><o:p></o:p></span><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">I love the written word. I love that I was born into a generation that is consumed with technology. I only need 140 characters or less to send out a written message about my thoughts, feelings, disappointments, and/or celebrations into the world. Tweet! Social media has significantly impacted my daily life. <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;</span>In the morning, I can connect with publications, blogs, Facebook and/or Twitter in order to find out what is happening in the world around me professionally and personally.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Simultaneously, I will be alerted on my I-phone that, <u>House of Hades</u> by Rick Riordan is scheduled to come out on October 8, 2013 and my grandmother is looking for Gluten-free recipes. <o:p></o:p></span></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"> </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">It wasn’t long ago, that people were shy about what they revealed to each other. People were frightened to let other people know their true fears and doubts. They would hide behind a façade of being completely in control allowing others to believe in their confidence and knowledge. People thought their world was perfect, but was it really? </span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Throughout the 1960's, women, such as Amelia,&nbsp;sat riddled with the guilt, anxiety, and the weight of their choices.&nbsp;Pressured&nbsp;by society for&nbsp;her decision,&nbsp;Amelia was forced grow up&nbsp;a little quicker than she anticipated so she chronicles her thoughts throughout&nbsp;each day in a letter to herself and later to her daughter, Carolyne, explaining her decision. Each lettered entry allows the reader a side by side view of Amelia's thoughts as she's living them. Her anguish and torment flow through her words and really capture the essence of the perspective of those times. </span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Rating: 3/5</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a review</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"></span></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-S3Pciw7rwBo/Ui_p0kGd0UI/AAAAAAAAAz0/0sXNkn1VwOo/s1600/17381757.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="400" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-S3Pciw7rwBo/Ui_p0kGd0UI/AAAAAAAAAz0/0sXNkn1VwOo/s400/17381757.jpg" width="262" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">The Carolyne Letters</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Abigail B. Calkin</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">PD: 09.24.13 by Book Sparks Publishing</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Book Summary: </span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span id="freeText5186580533315660650"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Amelia: young, naive, in love. Geoff: charming, narcissistic, intelligent. In a decidedly European affair, a young couple consummates a courtship destined for differences. The resultant pregnancy provides a haunting yet charming backdrop for the challenges of love and its often unwanted decisions.<br /><br />In the first person and in a creative journal style, author Abigail Calkin explores three choices that Amelia can make—give birth, give the baby up for adoption, or abortion. The resultant exploration and mature reflection provides a unique and rich literary backdrop for the choices each young woman faces when pregnant.</span><a class="actionLinkLite" href="http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17381757-the-carolyne-letters?from_search=true#"></a></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">&nbsp;</span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">My Thoughts: </span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><o:p></o:p></span><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">I love the written word. I love that I was born into a generation that is consumed with technology. I only need 140 characters or less to send out a written message about my thoughts, feelings, disappointments, and/or celebrations into the world. Tweet! Social media has significantly impacted my daily life. <span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp;</span>In the morning, I can connect with publications, blogs, Facebook and/or Twitter in order to find out what is happening in the world around me professionally and personally.<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span>Simultaneously, I will be alerted on my I-phone that, <u>House of Hades</u> by Rick Riordan is scheduled to come out on October 8, 2013 and my grandmother is looking for Gluten-free recipes. <o:p></o:p></span></span></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"> </span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;">It wasn’t long ago, that people were shy about what they revealed to each other. People were frightened to let other people know their true fears and doubts. They would hide behind a façade of being completely in control allowing others to believe in their confidence and knowledge. People thought their world was perfect, but was it really? </span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Throughout the 1960's, women, such as Amelia,&nbsp;sat riddled with the guilt, anxiety, and the weight of their choices.&nbsp;Pressured&nbsp;by society for&nbsp;her decision,&nbsp;Amelia was forced grow up&nbsp;a little quicker than she anticipated so she chronicles her thoughts throughout&nbsp;each day in a letter to herself and later to her daughter, Carolyne, explaining her decision. Each lettered entry allows the reader a side by side view of Amelia's thoughts as she's living them. Her anguish and torment flow through her words and really capture the essence of the perspective of those times. </span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">Rating: 3/5</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;"></span></span>&nbsp;</div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Courier New&quot;, Courier, monospace;">I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for a review</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: #373737; mso-bidi-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"></span></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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