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My Favorite Books of 2018

    Here are my favorite books from 2018. Some are old friends I’ve read over and over. Some were new for me and impressed me with their exciting storyline, deep characters, incredible world building, or writing skill. Some touched my soul and changed me for the better. I hope you will enjoy them too.… Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2018

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Book List for June 2018

I can’t believe a month has flown by already. Here are my top picks for the month -- some new books and some old favorites: Water from my Heart – Charles Martin – Adult Fiction – 5 -- What an amazing story this is – about a man who starts out as cold, unfeeling, and… Continue reading Book List for June 2018

Book Reviews, News, Personal updates

My Favorite Books for 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! It's time to reveal my favorite books for the year. Please note that I post all the books I like on Goodreads (not all the books I read, just the ones I like) so if you want a more complete list, check my page there or the link above. These are… Continue reading My Favorite Books for 2017

Book Reviews, News, On Writing

My Top Twenty Favorite Books for 2014

Some people celebrate the new year with parties, good food, and dancing.  That's fun, but I also like to look back at all the books I've read during the past year.  Whoa, did I really read that many? (Sorry, I only posted reviews on the ones I enjoyed most.)  2014 has been a very good… Continue reading My Top Twenty Favorite Books for 2014

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Robin McKinley

Robin McKinley is coming to Boston! AAAAAAHHHHH! I have to go! I must go! To back up, Robin McKinley will be the guest of honor at Boskone, a Science Fiction Convention in Boston on February 13-15, 2015. You know how you fantasize about meeting your favorite authors? I mean, when I was a child and… Continue reading Robin McKinley

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Shadows

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