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Synchronicity's "results" are always best

A recent experience with a review of The Munich Girl reminded me, once again, of the beautiful synchronicity with which Life works — perhaps in spite of our “best planning” — and the delicious surprises that result. 306 more words

Creativity And Spirit

Review | Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

Author: Rae Carson

Publisher: Greenwillow Books

Publication date: September 22nd 2015

Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, YA

Rated it: ★★★


Gold is in my blood, in my breath, even in the flecks in my eyes. 614 more words


Halloween Reads: Ghosts

This could almost have counted under houses, but the houses post a few weeks ago were houses that wanted to own the residents inside.  These are houses that have ghosts but do not want the characters to join their ranks. 544 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Eliza Rose by Lucy Worsley


BLURB: “Eliza Camperdowne is young and headstrong, but she knows her duty well. As the only daughter of a noble family, she must one day marry a man who is very grand and very rich. 654 more words

The Strawberry Girl (Lisa Stromme)

Summer 1893, and the Norwegian fishing village of Åsgårdstrand is preparing for the arrival of well-to-do guests and bohemian artists from the city. Local girl Johanne Lien dutifully gathers berries for tourists and poses barefoot for painters as ‘The Strawberry Girl’. 516 more words