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September Sapphires and July Rubies, Or How I Hit Two Gems With One Stone

Sapphires can be any color ““ blue, green, purple, clear, yellow, maybe even a little orange or pink ““ but they can’t be red. Even orange is a little questionable. Pink is sort of on the fence. OK, now I’m just stalling before the big reveal: sapphires cannot be red because if they are red […]

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Book Review: The Kid by Sapphire

Some books create a wonderful place or adventure to escape to, something that is a refreshing change from real life. The Kid is just the opposite. It is a novel that is very much rooted in a part of reality that most people would rather not think about. There are few stories as harrowing and uncomfortable […]