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Review of Vowed – Book 2 of The Blackhart Legacy series by Liz de Jager

I thoroughly enjoyed the first book in this urban fantasy series about a family with particular skills who have appointed themselves as guardians to protect humanity from the beings of the Otherworld who make their way into our dimension and cause havoc – see my review of… 509 more words


*NEW RELEASE SPECIAL* Review of Shift by Em Bailey

Yes… I know this one has been around since 2012 and indeed, collected The Inky Awards for Gold in that year. But it turned up as a NetGalley arc and I opened up the first couple of pages and was lured by the smart, funny writing which had me laughing aloud. 401 more words

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Leaving Rapid City

On the last day of school Sandra Conner and Bridgett Knutson were in the dark tiny alcove that led down to the boiler room.  They were kissing when two jocks, footballers, heading down to the boiler room for a smoke, discovered them.  1,537 more words

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Review of Banished – Book 1 of The Blackhart Legacy by Liz de Jager

My friend Mhairi Simpson got hold of the arc of this book at a conference and when I caught sight of the oh-so-pretty cover, I asked if I could borrow it. 474 more words

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End of Year Reflection

With the end of the school year rapidly drawing closer, it is essential to reflect on my knowledge and how it  has increased over the past year. 996 more words

A Colorful Apache Dance Into Womanhood

Coming-of-Age in Arizona and New Mexico

Mitch Albom once said, “Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. 4,195 more words

Letter to Parents

May 2016

Dear Parents and/or Guardians,

As your children will soon undergo the  transition of middle school to high school, we decided to celebrate this special occasion by creating a  coming-of-age rites of passage and ritual. 414 more words