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While I love a cloudless sky, there is nothing so pleasant as a downy cloud shaped like Violet from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, floating lazily across my vision.  397 more words


Book Excerpt from Crossing Forbidden Lines

We’re hosting an excerpt from coming-of-age fantasy novel “Crossing Forbidden Lines”. Enjoy the excerpt.

Book Excerpt

Excerpt from Chapter Two of CROSSING FORBIDDEN LINES

Blood filled the trench and Olchemy got out of there—and in the nick of time, for the axe which must’ve chopped off the Giant’s head crashed into the spot Olchemy just abandoned. 1,290 more words

Book Tours

Book Review: Roc Isle: The Descent by Alex James

This book is an epic fantasy yarn, with a tried and true structure that I found comfortably familiar yet original in its own right. I have always had a love for this kind of fiction, whether Tolkien, Tad Williams, Terry Goodkind or Terry Brooks. 196 more words

Cool Authors

A History of Jacke in 100 Objects: #2 - The Dynamints Box

I was five but remember it like yesterday. How my big sister and I were in our driveway, riding her new Kick-N-Go, and the cool kid who lived up the street came racing toward us on his bike. 3,525 more words

Coming Of Age


While on a recent vacation, I finished my packed novel unexpectedly fast so I turned to my trusty Nook and scanned through my local library’s e-book offerings for something to read on the plane. 618 more words

Contemporaryish Fiction

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

Ordinary Grace is narrated by the character of Frank Drum when he is an older man.  He reflects upon the summer of 1961, when he was 13 years old and growing up in the small Midwestern town of New Bremen, Minnesota. 244 more words

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