Tag Archives: YA novel

Those Rappahannock Dreams

Jalan had Shelly’s back. Crystal had Jalan’s back. And God had Crystal’s back as they joined together to give five homeless teens a second chance at a better life. Robbie is one of the homeless teens in ‘WET MATCHES: A … Continue reading

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The Ride Along Main Street: An Excerpt from Wet Matches

MAIN STREET: An Excerpt from ‘Wet Matches’… On their way to visit Crystal’s parents, the Canadays’ rental Ford Escort slowly makes its way through Shallow Creek’s business district. In the midst of colorful storefront windows, standing out is the boarded-up … Continue reading

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Class Assignment: Wet Matches

(Did the camera flash during an eye blink?) Author Randolph Randy Camp with High School Students after a Classroom Book Talk discussion on his prize-winning ‘Wet Matches’, December 2013. On Monday, December 16th,   author Randolph Randy Camp met with the … Continue reading

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Shelly: Character From WET MATCHES

In WET MATCHES: A NOVEL, Shelly is a homeless teen visiting her mother one day. Here’s a brief excerpt: Shelly’s mother Lori Vincent is letting it all out…”Why the hell ya’ come back now? You wanna take my man away? F%#king … Continue reading

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