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July 7: Happy Birthday Shelley Duvall and George Cukor

As Shelley Duvall turns 68, there will probably be plenty of stories focused on her current mental health issues.  Hopefully, some will focus on her career as an actress and television producer, as we’re going to do here. 1,195 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Retro Read: Enid Blyton's Enchanted Wood & David Eddings' Belgariad

When you think back to the books that formed you as a reader, I wonder what comes to mind? Is it what you expected? Do they have personal connotations or did they just blow your mind into spaces you never even knew existed? 1,349 more words


James Reads The Sapphire Rose (Spoiler Free)

The Sapphire Rose by David Eddings is this week’s book. I’ve read a number of his novels but not in any seeming order. They just tend to slip their way into my bookshelf via some sale or another. 304 more words


Author Toolbox: Find Your "First Draft" Voices

This post is part of the #AuthorToolboxBlogHop, which I’m thrilled to be participating in, and which I totally forgot to actually mention last month. Whoops! Check out the… 1,391 more words


Book Review: Pawn of Prophecy

Book Name: Pawn of Prophecy
Author: David Eddings
First Published: 1982

Author David Eddings grew up in Snohomish, Washington, a small town near Seattle. He displayed a talent for drama and literature, winning a national oratorical contest and acting in lead roles in junior college plays. 1,036 more words


Enchanters' End Game by David Eddings.

A fitting end to the Belgariad series, Enchanters End Game sees Garion on his final quest and the climax of the prophecy as he must travel to the dreaded lands of Mallorea and the evil, dark city of Cthol Mishrak to face the now woken god Torak. 100 more words

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The Lion Queen?

During the past month, I have seen a few Internet videos concerning literary role models for women – more precisely the lack thereof.  One video was of a little girl and her mom taking books off of a shelf to prove a point that children’s literature had few role models for young girls.   1,068 more words