"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!)

Monthly Book Review - Fall 2017

Monthly Book Review - Fall 2017

Has it really been three months since I’ve told you about the great books I’ve been reading??

Apparently, but I know what happened. Instead of reviewing multiple books, I’ve been sharing new releases and interviews of Wisconsin authors.

Barbara Britton Book Release, Guest Post, & GIVEAWAY!

Barbara Britton Book Release, Guest Post, & GIVEAWAY!

Wisconsin author Barbara Britton’s third book in the Tribes of Israel series releases in e-book TODAY!!

A Blessed Samhain Book Excerpt

A Blessed Samhain Book Excerpt

Blessed Samhain from the Circle of Nine by Valerie BielThis time of year is one of my favorites—not only because fall is such a lovely season, but more for the mysterious, magical holiday of Samhain.

13 Witchy Books for a Magical October

13 Witchy Books for a Magical October

13 Witchy Books to Make your Month MagicalThey say you write what you want to read, and I’m no exception.

Monthly Book Review - August

Monthly Book Review - August

Goodreads - Reading goals made fun and easy!Reading Goal Update: After failing to reach my ambitious goal of reading 80 books last year (while writing and publishing two books--what was I thinking?), I set a much more reasonable goal of 52 books for 2017.  I’m now only eight books away from reaching this goal.

I Survived Irish Fest x 2

I Survived Irish Fest x 2

Irish Fest Milwaukee - Literary CornerI’ve gotten my voice back and it only took a couple of days after speaking to wonderfulIrish Fest Milwaukee - Featured Author Valerie Biel attendees

New Release and Review: If Ever by Angie Stanton

New Release and Review: If Ever by Angie Stanton

YES! Another fabulous book by Angie Stanton releases today. (Scroll down for my full review.)

IF EVER New Release by Angie Stanton 5-Star Review

Monthly Book Review - July

Monthly Book Review - July

I’m late to the game but I’ve finally read Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.

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