John Derian Paper Goods: Kitchen Delights 80-Page Notepad (Other printed item)
What nourishes you?A crisp fall apple? A luscious strawberry? Here’s a pad with patterns of antique floral prints perfect for jotting down lists, ideas, and important notes with delicious style.
• 80 easy tear-off pages
• 4 different designs repeat throughout
About the Author
Isla Morley's The Last Blue takes place mainly in 1937 and a bit in the 1970s and is about Havens, a struggling photographer and his reporter sent by Roosevelt to document America’s working class. They are sent to Appalachia and encounter elusive-for-a-reason siblings who are Blue people. The photographer is instantly smitten, falls (literally) head over heels for Jubilee and tries to keep quiet about these folks in the hollers who are “different”. This historical fiction novel indicates clearly the depths of hatred some “right-colored” people have for people who are “different” (poverty, upbringing, skin color) from themselves but is finally, a luminous love story, with Havens learning to let go as Jubilee learns to stand up for herself. When I slow down my reading as I enter the last chapters of a book, I just want to stay within this book’s “walls” and not escape to the real world. - reviewed by Maureen