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Namesake is “impressive…fascinating” —Resource Links

July 22nd, 2013

“When Jane Grey is given the assignment to research an historic figure, she chooses her namesake, Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Day Queen who ruled England between Edward and Mary. But she doesn’t choose to be transported back in time by means of a tiny prayer book which she finds, or rather, which finds her […]

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Resource Links is rooting for Emily

November 13th, 2012

When Emily’s Grandad dies, she’s more concerned with her break up. When a mysterious guest shows up at her Grandad’s funeral, claiming to be an old friend of her Grandad’s Emily’s life gets suddenly more complicated. Her grandfather had a secret life and as it tears Emily’s family apart, Emily finds herself questioning everything she […]

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The Chronicle Herald reviews Emily For Real

July 18th, 2012

…Gunnery nicely captures the way families really are, the sweet, mundane and strained interactions of everyday life. A longtime N.S. junior and senior high school teacher, Gunnery deftly handles the interactions among Emily, her schoolmates and teachers and her best friend Jenn, as well as giving credibility to Emily as the narrator. Emily for Real […]

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