Book Reviews, Personal updates

The Best Books of 2019

2019 was a wonderful year for reading. I discovered so many good books by new authors, along with old favorites I had to reread. It was hard to choose only a few for my Best Books list, but here they are. For my full reading list for 2019, see my Goodreads page. I hope you'll… Continue reading The Best Books of 2019

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Robin McKinley’s new book, Shadows, came out last Thursday.  I’d been drooling over the ads for ages, so naturally I just had to go run some errands that day and (surprise!) ended up at the bookstore.  I could hardly wait to get home and begin reading.  I stayed up late and finished the book in… Continue reading Shadows

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Help Wanted: Find These Lost Books

Have you ever had a time when you remember a favorite book from years past, but you can’t remember the title or author? It’s very frustrating. I really wish I could remember. There are three books that haunt me, and I have no idea how to find them. Google searches have not been helpful so… Continue reading Help Wanted: Find These Lost Books

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Dogs I Have Loved #1

In my book, The Sixth Power, Tania rescues a dog named Peter that she comes to love and rely on.  It’s no surprise that I put a dog in my story, for dogs have always played a big part in my life. My first dog was a Chihuahua-Terrier named Trixie.  Dad had us kids sit… Continue reading Dogs I Have Loved #1