Anyone else exited about Camp NaNoWriMo? For those who are not familiar with this writer’s version of summer camp, here is the short version of what it is: Camp NaNoWriMo is associated with the National Novel Writing Month, which occurs every year in November, trying to aid and motivate writers to finish their books, by …Continue reading "Camp NaNoWriMo"
Title: Silenced Author: Dani Pettrey Publisher: Bethany House Publisher Publishing Date: May 6th, 2014 Rating: 4.5/5 This is book 4 in a series called “Alaskan Courage”. While I usually prefer to read a series from the beginning, even if some books are stand-alone, I do sometimes break this rule, and I am glad I did …Continue reading "Book Review: Silenced by Dani Pettrey"
Title: “Earth Blessings” Author: Judy Hall Publisher: Watkins Publishing Release Date: June 17th 2014 Rating: 5/5 Stars The new book “Earth Blessings” by Judy Hall is a must read, not only for those who work with crystals in general, but also for those who care for our planet, the well being of our fellow non-human …Continue reading "Book Review: Earth Blessings by Judy Hall"
The changes were subtle at first, almost not noticeable, and for a while she thought she was just imaging things. She had always been an imaginative person, so it was easy to come to this conclusion, to pretend the truth away. The tingling in her left hand should have been an indication, but not enough …Continue reading "The Becoming – A Flash Fiction Fantasy"
Title: Knight of My Dreams Authors: Beth Ciotta, Cynthia Valero Genre: Romance Publisher: ImaJinn Books Publication Date: March 31, 2014 Rating: 4.5/5 Stars I tend to be wary of novels that are written in collaboration. Most of the time, the two voices of the Authors tend to collide, leaving a somewhat disconnected feeling for the …Continue reading "Book Review: Knight of My Dreams"
Title: Embrace Your Magnificence Author: Fabienne Fredickson Publishing Date: July 1st 2014 Publisher: Hay House Rating: 1.5/5 Stars Some self-help books easily pull you into their narrative, while others fail to connect to the reader on a deeper level. Embrace Your Magnificence, never managed to connect with me, leaving not only a lack of the …Continue reading "Book Review: Embrace Your Magnificence By Fabienne Fredrickson"
In those rare occasions that both my husband and I have a Saturday afternoon off, we tend to watch a movie together, that we have not had a chance to see at the theater. This week we finally managed to see “Grudge Match”, a film starring Sylvester Stallone (Razor) and Robert De Niro (The Kid) …Continue reading "Grudge Match – A Film Review"
Title: Magic City: Recent Spells Publication Date: May 7th 2014 Publisher: Diamond Book Distributors Author: Various Authors, edited by Paula Guran If you enjoy stories that contain magic, wizardry, in an Urban setting, this book is for you. A short story collection that does not disappoint, containing stories by Jim Butcher, Simon R. Green, Holly …Continue reading "Book Review: Magic City: Recent Spells (various Authors)"
“It’s a true story.” “I don’t believe you.” “Well, it really happened.” “No, it didn’t you are just making stuff up again, I am going to tell Grandma.” “Don’t Steve, please don’t she won’t understand!” “That you made up another one of those crazy stories about the woods behind the field? Come on, I knew …Continue reading "The Woods – A Flash Fiction"
Movie: Alexander Release Year: 2004 Director: Oliver Stone Rating: 5/5 Stars I have always been fascinated by Ancient History. It was my favorite subject in school, and is my favorite subject to teach. Out of this reason, and many others, I decided to watch Alexander, directed by Oliver Stone, in its extended cut version, …Continue reading "Alexander (The Movie) – A Review"