Book Review: David (Book 3 in the Unseen series), by Johnny Worthen: I have thoroughly enjoyed reading this series. Eleanor was amazing, and Celeste was a heart-wrenching, action-packed cliffhanger (Ahhh!), so I have waited impatiently for David to come out. This third and final book did not disappoint me. After assuming the shape of a… Continue reading David: The Unseen
Happy Father's Day to my foster father, Gardiner Smith. Gardiner and Fay were a young couple with two small children when they felt inspired to move to a village in central Alberta, where he began to teach science at the local school. One day the teachers had a staff meeting, and a social worker told… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day
Book Review: Tea With The Black Dragon, by R.A. MacAvoy: Martha Macnamara flies out to San Francisco to meet her estranged daughter, Liz, who is in some kind of trouble. When Liz doesn’t show up for their meeting, Martha is left not knowing where to turn. Then the bartender in the luxurious hotel where she… Continue reading Tea with the Black Dragon
Last night at Greek class, our teacher was taking words apart and explaining their origins and meanings. I always find this fascinating. Language is a fluid, growing thing. A word is not just a word. With twenty-six letters in the English language and millions of combinations of said letters, we form countless words and ideas… Continue reading Truth
Book Review: Crusader - by Edward Bloor Roberta Ritter’s world centers around her journalism class at school and her work in her uncle’s arcade, located in a Florida mall. She plods through life never feeling anything, just trying to get by. Her one dream is to become a journalist. She thinks that her life is… Continue reading Crusader
Book Review -- Whispers of Hope, by Marcie Anne Jenson Dennie and Thes, orphans from Chile, are adopted by an American LDS couple, and for many years all seems well. But Thes is haunted by his painful past, and when he dies mysteriously, his family is devastated. Dennie’s conscience is burning a hole in her… Continue reading Whispers of Hope
“A great work of the imagination is one of the highest forms of communication of truth that mankind has reached. But a great piece of literature does not try to coerce you to believe it or to agree with it. A great piece of literature simply is. It is a vehicle of truth, but it… Continue reading What is truth?