Columnist writes about cancer treatment

Published 12:00 am Sunday, June 10, 2018

Lynna Clark has a new short story collection, “Just a Little Cancer Journey,” stories of her expericneces with chemotherapy and radiation.
She says some of it is funny and some not so much. The book contains 40 stories in 100 pages, and is available in paperback for $4.99.
Clark said she was depressed during her treatment and she hopes the stories will help someone else “lighten their load.” The stories are meant to give hope and encouragement.
The book is available on Amazon.

Coming up on ‘Bookwatch
Kathleen Burkinshaw talks about “The Last Cherry Blossom” on “North Carolina Bookwatch” Sunday, June 17, at 11 a.m. and Thursday, June 21 at 5 p.m. with guest host Randall Kenan.
The book offers young readers insight into the Japanese culture, mindset and daily life during WWII before the bomb was dropped — something that has not been done before.
Based on the author’s mother’s firsthand experience surviving the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the book hopes to warn readers of the immense damage nuclear war can bring, while reminding them that the “enemy” in any war is often not so different from ourselves.

Lynne Hinton in High Point
HIGH POINT — Bestselling author Lynne Hinton will be at the High Point Public Library Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. for a free reading, discussion and book signing.
This event will be held in collaboration with Bookmarks, the Winston-Salem-based literary arts organization.
Copies of Hinton’s latest novel,” The View from Here,” will be on sale. The book tells the story of Katie Sinclair, the recently divorced state employee who climbed a tree and stayed there, thus creating a media sensation in her small town.
The book is a wise, lyrical and empathetic story crafted by a master writer. The book signing will take place from 6:30 to 7 p.m., followed by the reading and discussion.
Hinton was born and raised in North Carolina and is a graduate of UNC-Greensboro. She is an ordained United Church of Christ minister. For more information about Hinton visit her website http://www.lynnehinton.com/
For more information, contact Lauren Mitchell at 336-883-3674 or lauren.mitchell@highpointnc.gov.

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