March Madness definitely applies. This month was intense with editing and care-giving, but I also found time for some wonderful books. Below are reviews for this month’s 4 and 5-star reads including a family drama/cozy mystery, a western romance, a story story anthology, a paranormal romance, and another installment of a fantasy serial. Click on […]March Book Reviews
I’m a sucker for alphabet books, especially ones that explore different words than your standard apple/banana/cow. Concept books – books that teach about things like letters, numbers, and colors – are one of my favorite type of picture book when done correctly. There’s always more room for alphabet books in my review pile. Selina Alko […]Book Review: I is for Immigrants
One of Resa’s drawing of Madlyn Resa McConaghy is a street-art explorer and photographer as well as a costume designer for film and television. She’s the creator of astonishingly beautiful Art Gowns. She’s also a reader who brings her love of art to her reviews, weaving together images of murals, interview questions, and her original […]A Creative Review or what!
It is an honour to kick off the blog tour today for the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Children’s Book Award, the only book award voted for entirely by children. I am especially delighted that I have been asked to host the first of the four books shortlisted for the Picture Book category, Perdu by […]The Children’s Book Award Blog Tour – Perdu by Richard Jones
This week my review is for a book set in Ireland, Dancing to an Irish Reel by Claire Fullerton. About the book While on sabbatical from her job in …Smorgasbord Book Review – #Ireland #Music #Romance – Dancing to an Irish Reel by Claire Fullerton
Welcome to Monday Morning Motivation! This is a feature where I will be sharing quotes from books and poetry that have motivated and encouraged me in one way or another. I hope you will find some of these quotes inspiring and uplifting. This week, I’ll be sharing quotes from a book I read a while […]Monday Morning Motivation: Quotes From Books
The 355 is one of those movies that seems to have sprung from a good idea and even better intentions: Cast a handful of appealing actresses as spies …Spy Thriller The 355 Has the Right Ingredients, But They Never Come Together
(re-run) A few months ago, I was in Carmel visiting my favorite thrift stores. If you don’t like thrift stores, you haven’t been to the ones in Carmel! I got into a line to pay, and when it was my turn, and the woman had rung up my $89.00 worth of purchases, I whipped out […]Racism Embedded in our Language
This is a great read 📖
Especially when you speak the english language
As a Prof Reader, it’s a hard world.
These days going to all Dictionary of the English language
Each country has different terminology.
It’s long been known that English is difficult to learn
I often wonder how many people ever learn English at all
Other countries translations are usually simple as words have one meaning
Then along comes a new generation of the term RACISM
This read 📖 I found today truly is spot on
Hope you love it like me.
Happy New Year! I wish you much happiness, good health, and amazing books! My Goodreads goal was 100 books in 2021 and I read 102, many of them yours…December Book Reviews
on Writing Forward: This exercise comes from my book Story Drills: Fiction Writing Exercises. This exercise asks you to consider an element of story…Props, a Storytelling Exercise – by Melissa Donovan…