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Good in Everything? part two

Hey, where’s my jewel? Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and…

Exit by Belinda Bauer

Book review of Exit by Belinda Bauer My first completed book for Book Challenge by Erin…

Book Challenge by Erin 14.0

There can never be too many books! It’s time to announce my selections for Book Challenge…

Good in everything? part one

Hey, where’s my jewel? Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which like the toad, ugly and…

What You Wish For by Katherine Center

Book review: What You Wish For by Katherine Center What You Wish For features feisty Sam…

Ghosts of Harvard

Ghosts of Harvard by Francesca Serritella When Cady hears disembodied voices, she fears she is suffering…

Sewing Masks in Times of Trouble

Please See Us, a book review

Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen is a women-in-peril murder mystery written in a haunting, lyrical…

Salem’s Lot

Beware the things that bite in the night ‘Tis the season for ghosties and goblins and…

Book Challenge by Erin 11.0

So, it’s been a looooong time since I last posted. Sorry, Guys! (That is if you…

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend was, for me, a moving experience. On the surface, it’s a…

Hero Dogs

As some of you know, I have been working on a novel with a service dog…

Book Challenge by Erin 10.0

So, 2019 has dawned, and that means it’s time for another Book Challenge by Erin! For…

Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward

It was with pleasure that I read this insightful review of Sing, Unburied, Sing from Trish…

The Power of a Woman

Trick or Treat Book Blog Hop

Trick or Treat Book Blog Hop Trick or Treat Reads  Several authors are giving away FREE…

Review: Black Creek Crossing

  Black Creek Crossing by John Saul Based on the blurb, I was expecting Black Creek Crossing to…

Book Challenge by Erin 9.0 Reading Highlights

Reading Highlights We’re nearing the end of Book Challenge by Erin 9.0, so I thought I’d…

Part two: Five Tips for a DIY Writing Retreat

  Welcome! Welcome to my DIY Writing Retreat! Open the door and enter my hideaway solo…

Burning Ridge by Margaret Mizushima

  Burning Ridge, book 4 of the Timber Creek K-9 mystery series, tells the story of…

Book Challenge by Erin 9.0

If it’s July, this must be Book Challenge by Erin! It’s book challenge time again! Book…

Writer Gone AWOL

image courtesy -ism via Flikr Creative Commons Going AWOL Hi Dear Readers! I missed you! How…

The El Cheapo Writing Retreat Part One

El Cheapo: the best way to refuel. Yes, I did say El Cheapo. Writers, think you…