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
Even though I'm a from-scratch cook, I hadn't realized how much my eating habits were affect by the back-to-the-land movement until I read this book.
Reading a book about hiking the Appalachian Trail taught me two things: 1) I don't want to hike the Appalachian Trail, and 2) trail upkeep is vital.
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
I love it when a book that really wasn't written for me still connects. It doesn't happen often. I need to give praise when it does.
No longer do I have Lonesome Dove hanging over my head. On the fourth try over 20+ years, I completed it this weekend.
Writing a book is time consuming, but I still made sure to continue reading. Check out my top picks of the year.
As soon as I heard that Ann Leckie was doing a signing at our local indie bookstore, I knew I had to go.
Three authors were able to draw me in to a format I normally don't enjoy.
Is it just me, or have other people had to put up a protective "product of its time" shield to buffer the differences in mindset?