Book Reviews – August and September Favorites

Book Reviews – August and September Favorites

I have been immersed in dystopian, post-apocalyptic fiction during the past two months. What’s new? Everyone knows I love that sort of story!! However, the truly outstanding reads were a memoir and two works of contemporary fiction.

Book Reviews - June & July Favorite

Book Reviews - June & July Favorite

I have not had time to read much in the past few weeks! This makes me sad, but that means I’m getting a lot of other things done. (Or maybe it means I’m watching too much TV? More about that below!)

Book Reviews - April & May Favorites

Book Reviews - April & May Favorites

There are four outstanding writers who entertained me during the months of April and May, Beth Flynn, Theresa Shaver, Nora Roberts, and Holly Tierney-Bedord.

Preview of “Accounting for it All” by R.R. Campbell

Preview of “Accounting for it All” by R.R. Campbell

Preview of "Accounting for it All" by R.R. CampbellI’m so glad to talk with author R.R. Campbell about his upcoming 2018 release “Accounting for it All”. Campbell is a Wisconsin author and editor as well as the host of Writescast, a podcast for writers, by writers.

Ryan, tell us a little bit about how you got started writing. Have you always been a storyteller?

Writing Book Reviews (Just Do It!)

Writing Book Reviews (Just Do It!)

Amanda Zieba -- On writing book reviews - Just Do It!Welcome back to author Amanda Zieba, who I first introduced you to in the kick-off post for 2018 on Forging (Real Person-to Person) ConnectionsI appreciated very much Amanda's post about writing book reviews--so much so that I'm giving the whole thing to you here.

Christmas in April: Thoughtful Gifts for Writers

Christmas in April: Thoughtful Gifts for Writers

 

 

 

 

 

Book Reviews - February & March Favorites

Book Reviews - February & March Favorites

With more than 20 titles checked off the list in February and March, I have more than a few stand-out favorites to share with you.

In the past few weeks I’ve given five-star reviews to the following children's books and featured the titles along with interviews of the authors. 

“The Field” by Baptiste Paul

My Favorite Bookstores

My Favorite Bookstores

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"The Field" -- A Picture Book by Baptiste Paul with Illustrator Jacqueline Alcantara

"The Field" -- A Picture Book by Baptiste Paul with Illustrator Jacqueline Alcantara

The Field by Baptiste Paul with illustration by Jacqueline Alcántara is a beautiful work of art, merging love for the game of soccer with a beautiful Caribbean island and the sheer joy of childhood. You will love this book! Paul’s engaging story includes Creole words that are immediately understood by their placement.

BOOK REVIEWS - December & January Favorites

BOOK REVIEWS - December & January Favorites

I treated myself to a number of reading days over the holidays (and beyond). Bookstore gift cards helped me assuage the guilt of spending too much money! (Although, I likely should have been working on other projects!)

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