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A wonderful Young Adult book with an amazing twist

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

So occasionally I like to delve into the Young Adult genre to enjoy some escapism much in the way that even at 38 years old I still enjoy watching shows like Pretty Little Liars. 421 more words

Book Review

Writing About People

I’ve realised that, as a writer, I love to explore relationships. Romantic relationships. Whether it’s an old married couple who seem to have lost each other along the way in their relationship, or if it’s a young teenage couple, who have nothing better to do than wander the streets in the dark, alone with the stars and streetlamps for company. 326 more words


Valentine's Day: So. Much. Pressure.

She says:

Valentine’s Day is coming. I can feel my anxiety level rising. It all started in high school when they sold Vali-Grams – boys would attach messages to red carnations to be delivered to a girl’s classroom. 590 more words


It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 1/26/15

During Christmas break, we traveled to my grandparents’ house. As usual, my brother and I both had at least one book at hand the whole trip. 550 more words

Weekly Blogs

My Brush With a Teenage Drug Dealer

I typically like to have an ultimate point before I write about an event or an issue.  At the very least a destination, even when I’m not sure which route I’m going to take to get there.   1,759 more words


"By the Abandoned Tracks"--A Short Story for You

Took this picture across from my work building, and this short story formulated in my head. So I wrote it because sometimes we need a little piece of romantic fluff to get through the day. 763 more words


Life Goes On

I don’t think it’s just my daughter mourning her first break up.  I think we’re all kind of bummed about it, because we let Boy into our home, our lives, our world.   341 more words