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Featuring Lisa Mangum

The end of August is upon us, and Utah Book Month is almost over.  But that won't stop all of us book lovers from reading.  Today I am happy and honored to spotlight another great author, Lisa Mangum. By day, Lisa is an Assistant Editor for Deseret Book/Shadow Mountain, but at night she writes YA… Continue reading Featuring Lisa Mangum

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Featuring Kay Lynn Mangum

Today I am excited to spotlight author Kay Lynn Mangum.  Kay writes for a YA audience, but her books are more than the usual teen romance.  They are also insightful looks into the workings of the human heart at all ages.  She has always enjoyed reading and writing stories.  Her three published novels are:  The… Continue reading Featuring Kay Lynn Mangum

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The Sixth Power

Buy The Sixth Power at 20% off until September 7th.  Go to Smashwords.com to order your copy. Use promotion code KR39T. You can read reviews for The Sixth Power on Smashwords, Goodreads, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble. Please help me get the word out by forwarding the news to all your friends. Thank you so… Continue reading The Sixth Power

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I Have a Dream

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. and gave a powerful speech at, as he predicted, was “the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” His words still echo around the world, still today move our hearts and inspire our… Continue reading I Have a Dream

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Off to School

Every year we mothers face the dreaded first day of school.  This year it happened for the last time:  yesterday we took our youngest son to college.  It was a long, exhausting day divided between the university, his new apartment, the bank, MacDonalds, and a number of stores.  That didn't include the 'Welcome to College'… Continue reading Off to School

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Featuring Suey

As part of Utah Book Month, I'm excited to spotlight Suey, the author of the website It's All About Books.  Interview with Suey from It’s All About Books  Suey is a busy mom from Utah who takes the time to read and review books on her website.  Her website biography is deceptively simple.  She says,… Continue reading Featuring Suey

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Isabella Rockwell’s War

  I received this book from the author and have done an honest review.  See my Goodreads review here. What would you do if faced with Isabella Rockwell's problems? Isabella is only twelve years old when her life falls apart. Her parents are dead, her beloved caretaker dies of cholera, and she is sent away… Continue reading Isabella Rockwell’s War

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Freefall

Aloha from Hawaii.  I am enjoying the lush greenery, the amazing jewel-tones of the sea, the beaches, the delicious food, and the dances performed at a luau by beautiful, talented dancers.  Yesterday we went snorkeling and saw many brilliantly colored fish and two sea turtles.  They were so graceful, and reminded me that we share… Continue reading Freefall

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August is Utah Book Month

August is Utah Book Month.  I am having a wonderful time getting to know the authors and bloggers in Utah.  I am excited to feature several people this month here on my blog.  Check out this website for details:  Utah Books  So sit back in your lawn chair, sip your lemonade, and pick up a… Continue reading August is Utah Book Month