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Day 415 February 19, 2010

In 5th line on February 19, 2010 at 6:53 am

“Out in the living room, the Louis record ended.”~~Paint It Black by Janet Fitch

Michael drops out of Harvard to take up his latest passion: painting. He leaves girlfriend Josie one day and tells her he’s going to his mother’s to paint. Instead, he commits suicide. Now mother and girlfriend must deal with each other and what’s left of their relationships with him.

Day 83 March 24

In 5th line on March 24, 2009 at 9:37 pm

“Somewhere in there I’d turned thirteen.”~~White Oleander by Janet Fitch

Ingrid and Astrid ~ mother and daughter ~ both beautiful, and perhaps a bit poisonous. Mom commits murder and daughter ventures through the foster care system. Hauntingly real.