Warmth – A Haiku

your touch warms the soul my heart sings in your presence every day a gift Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 I recently wrote about the Royal Holiday collection, a set of four romance novels from publisher Tule Publishing, but not about the last three books of the series. A sense of warmth is the overall …

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Gratitude And Books – A Weekly Blog Hop-Smash Up

I love blog hops, but lately everyone seems to have one on Friday! In order to participate in the blog hops I want to, I chose to combine two from now on, and will call it the “Gratitude and Books Smash Up”. The two blog hops I am combining are the weekly “Celebrate The Small …

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Outline Your Story In 30 Minutes – A Book Review

Title: Outline Your Novel In Thirty Minutes: Discover Your Story DNA Author: Alicia Rasley Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Rating: 2/5 Stars While the questions in this book, which are designed for the reader to discover parts of their story, are interesting and have merit, the book is just that – a list of nine questions. …

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Book Review: Storm Front by Richard Castle

Title: Storm Front Author: Richard Castle Genre: Thriller/Mystery Publisher: Kingswell Rating: 4.5/ 5 Stars From Tokyo, to Bonn, to London, high-level bankers are being tortured and murdered. The killer, caught in a fleeting glimpse on a surveillance camera, has been described as a psychopath with an eye patch. And that means Gregor Volkov, Derrick Storm’s …

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A Literary Minded Witch – A Daily Prompt Post

Today’s daily prompt made me cackle, I mean laugh out loud, scaring the poor dogs who are still trying to get used to my hyper minded new morning routine self. A literary-minded witch gives you a choice: with a flick of the wand, you can become either an obscure novelist whose work will be admired …

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Five Books You Should Read This Summer

Over the last few weeks I have come across quite a few gems of new arrivals, that you should not miss out on. Isn’t there something wonderful about reading on a hot summer day? To fill those days, check out the following fiction and non-fiction books, that are worth your time: 1.┬áThe Keepers by Rae …

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Book Review: Silenced by Dani Pettrey

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 …

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Book Review: Knight of My Dreams

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 …

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