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Book Review – Crescent City by Sarah J Maas

Alright, so we already know I was a fan of Sarah J Maas's Court of Thorns and Roses, so it comes as no surprise that I enjoyed this book. It is a big book that you can settle into for several days/weeks depending on your reading speed. Personally, I had some time off with my… Continue reading Book Review – Crescent City by Sarah J Maas

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Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

I have a plan and it's a good plan. Or at least I think it is a good plan. Ask me again when all this is over. So here's the plan... Last Child of Winter is nearly complete. It turned out longer than I intended, which I think is probably good because it means I… Continue reading Where I Pretend I Know What I’m Doing…

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Book Review – Black Powder War by Naomi Novik

Our family started the Temeraire series on the road trip to New England and we were excited to see where the story went in this third book. Laurence and Temeraire are now staples in our household, to the point that we've taken to nicknaming our cats after the dragons. (Nicknames only, because to me they… Continue reading Book Review – Black Powder War by Naomi Novik

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September Round Robin – Reading is Cool!

A couple of years ago my son informed me that he hated reading. Being an author, this made my heart hurt and I set out to fix this viewpoint by writing a story for him. I kept it short because he is young, but I did not spare him in language, plot, or character. I… Continue reading September Round Robin – Reading is Cool!

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What I Write vs. What I Read – July Round Robin

I haven't always loved to read. As a writer that seems like a scandalous admission but honestly, there had been too much going on inside my head for me to fully appreciate the work of other writers. In my defense, this was sometime between grammar school and high school, so when I say "younger" I… Continue reading What I Write vs. What I Read – July Round Robin