Fantasy, Light and Dark

Man riding dragon

Continuing on my exploration of classic fantasy, I found four fabulous reads. Some are dark, others light. All compelling, intriguing adventures. (Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means I get…

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A Quartet of New Adventures

Starting an Adventure

Going on an adventure where you don’t know where you’re going or how it’s going to turn out can be fun. Or scary. It’s the unknown that provides the thrill, right? It’s the same with…

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How to Write and Publish a Book Review

Books for sale

“If you like the book, would you consider writing a review? That’s a standard question I ask when I do book signings. While most people are at least open to the idea, a surprising number…

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Summer Reading for Fun and More

Girl on deck reading

No matter how busy I am, I manage to fit in time to read. Whether it’s two minutes while I wait for my tea to heat up, or an entire afternoon on the deck with…

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Resurrection and Redemption


It’s the Easter season. A time we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and new life. So I thought I’d look around for some books with themes of resurrection and redemption. Books about new lives and…

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What is the Value of a Life?


Read just about any news story and the question of the value of a life will come up. Should the government use its resources to feed people, valuing their existence? Or educate them? Or does…

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What I’ve Been Reading


Life is swirling around me like the autumn leaves before a stiff wind. Still, nothing can get in the way of me finding a minute or two for a good read. This month I found…

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Reading for Summer Rainy days


Summers, I love to be outside. But when rainy weather keeps me indoors, there’s nothing like a great book. Lately I’ve found several that drew me into their worlds and kept me there, entranced by…

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A Mixed Bag of Summer Reading


Usually when I read for pleasure, I’m looking for entertainment. While fantasy and historical fiction are two of my favorite genres, I’m not stuck on them. This week I read books in three different genres:…

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More Fun Than Facebook


See all those kids with their noses glued to their phones? That’s what my mother used to say about me. Except my nose was stuck in a book. People scoff at those who seem glued…

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