Free Career classes at Rockwall County Library

Rockwall Economic Development Corporation The Rockwall Economic Development Corporation's job fair is coming up September 20th. Visit this link for more information, https://rockwalledc.com/job-fair/job-seeker/ Lake Pointe's Job Connection provides free career workshops.  Rockwall County Library offers two free career classes: Making Your Resume Speak Louder, 10/22 and 10/24, 6:30-8PM. Effective Interviewing, 12/10 and 12/12, 6:30-8PM.  Registration required for … Continue reading Free Career classes at Rockwall County Library

The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean

This debut by Australian author, Felicity McClean, is a tantalizing page-turner. This exciting novel is a mystery and coming-of-age story in one. Tikka remembers her childhood--she grew up in a small Australian river valley. One incident irrevocably changed the Tikka's life: the summer of 1992. Her neighbors, Corrie, Hannah, and Ruth, disappeared one fateful day. … Continue reading The Van Apfel Girls are Gone by Felicity McLean

Book Review: I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell

This is a new memoir by novelist Maggie O'Farrell who lived through some horrifying experiences--seventeen brushes with death. Some are more chilling than others, like the time she met and almost succumbed to a serial killer. Other times were less dramatic like the time that she jumped off a harbor wall into the sea from … Continue reading Book Review: I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell

Book Review: Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen

Readers who likes eccentric characters and strange twists of fate will love Harry's Trees.  Oriana and Amanda live near the woods in the Endless Mountains area of Pennsylvania. Life is ordinary until Amanda's perfect husband and Oriana's perfect father dies. Dean dies sprawled out like a snow angel in a snowy field. His buddy, Ronnie, is … Continue reading Book Review: Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen