Words That Sustain Me: Where The Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

  Wilson Rawls (1913-1984), grew up in the Ozark Mountains of Oklahoma. The area was so rural that there were no schools for him to attend, so his mother taught him how to read and write. He says that reading “The Call Of The Wild” changed his life and convinced him to become a writer. ... Read More

Words That Sustain Me: Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

The book “Last Night at the Telegraph Club” by Malinda Lo is a wonderful story that weaves together Chinese-American heritage, 1950’s “Red Scare” paranoia, and forbidden love. Ali recommended this book telling me that it was a great one. When I got it I began to read and could not put it down and read ... Read More