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Discussion of the week: Should death feature in children's books?

I was discussing plans for The Solstice Series (the second part of The Equinox Series) with my writing partner and we reached an impasse. 487 more words


Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Plan to Have in My Beach Bag

I’ll start by saying this: I don’t read on the beach.

I might read on my way to the beach (the nearest one is more than an hour away by train), but I won’t read  747 more words


Help A Small Business

Hello Everyone, I applied for the Chase Mission Main Street Grants and would appreciate your help in getting 250 votes needed to be considered. (Click to vote:  55 more words


Laura Ingalls Wilder's Sensitivity to Sound

The writer’s personality seeps into the words they write. I remember reading somewhere that everything that the writer is, has been, has seen, has felt is contained in the words they write, whether they talk about those feelings or experiences or not. 503 more words

2007: The Higher Power of Lucky (A Runaway's Plan Gone Awry)


Sally’s Rating: 2.5/5

The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron was a book that slowly plodded along with irritating characters, awkward plotting and a lack of enthralling adventure. 252 more words

Book Review

Review - The Mad Apprentice

 Title: The Mad Apprentice (The Forbidden Library #2)

 Author: Django Wexler

 2015 – KidLit – Fantasy

 Rating: 4/5

 Source: Library

The Story: Alice yearns to know what happened to her father, but Master Geryon’s promises are vague and fruitless. 242 more words


My Silly Dog Gus now available in hardcover

It’s official! My Silly Dog Gus is now available in hardcover. You can purchase it on Amazon.com and BN.com, and it should soon be available for order in bookstores. 31 more words