On more than one occasion in the past I have drawn an unintended moral from a book. For that reason, I'm glad I didn't read Anne of Green Gables until recently.
I have been a firm believer in watching adaptations before reading the books that they are based on. That enables my mental picture to not influence my level of enjoyment on screen. Then there was American Gods, where I got to experience it both orders. The background concept for the book is what happens to… Continue reading A New Twist
We are only two months into the new year, and I have already read three five-star books. Rather than save them all up, I figured I would go ahead and share them with you now. All three are in different genres - Science Fiction, Literary Fiction, and a cozy mystery. The First Fifteen Lives of… Continue reading So Many Good Books
One thing I've learned on my writing journey is the importance of book reviews to authors, especially those that are still up and coming. The big authors have an audience regardless. It makes sense; I'd simply never thought about it before. Since learning about that, I've started leaving Goodreads and Amazon reviews as soon as… Continue reading Paying It Forward … In Advance