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July TBR

Hello my fellow bibliophiles! Holy crap, is it already July? Where does the time go? I have seven days until my first exam out of fourteen – I live in ZA, in a three term system, so I don’t have vacation right now. 436 more words


Challenge: Once Upon a Time IX Wrap Up

(Art by Kimberly Kincaid. Used with Permission)

Spring has ended and Summer has begun which is a positive for the weather but sadly means we have to say goodbye to… 464 more words


Love is Love in A Discovery of Witches

I’m rereading A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness this week.  It is an enthralling story with memorable characters. Last night I was reading about a heated discussion among several of the characters, when the following quote jumped off the page.  163 more words


Summer Reading 2015 [part 1]

Well friends, last summer I managed only ten books. Considering that I only read on weekends, (my job is super demanding) I guess that’s not horrible… but it doesn’t really sound like me. 564 more words


Who Are Your Literary Mentors?

When I was in college as a business major (my second major was English), there was lots of talk about finding your mentors, those people who would take you under their wing and groom you for future success through advice, modeling positive behavior, and extending opportunities to grow. 1,163 more words

Everything Else

A Tale of Three Authors

In the last month, I’ve been to see three best-selling authors at our local independent bookseller:  Lisa See, Sue Monk Kidd, and Deborah Harkness. Each provided a unique view of their writing process, and how and where they get inspiration. 1,030 more words

Writing And Books

The Book of Life, by Deborah Harkness

An enjoyable conclusion to this hot series focusing on a love story between two Oxford academics – one a witch and one a vampire. Harkness really wraps all the loose ends up here, and if she loses focus somewhat on the love story that made Discovery of Witches so hot, there are other satisfactions here, including a strong sense of what makes a family and an interesting academic twist at the end..