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Tagged With: books

Buried Lives

Life has a way of burying us. Layers of dirt and grime, fear and hurt, disappointment and lies, silencing our voices and confining ourselves to a box until we forget who we are. If we aren’t careful, those layers will eventually kill us. Because when life buries us alive and silences our voices, we self-destruct. … Continue reading »

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Book Haul & Facebook Party!

Happy Wednesday! At least, I hope so! Today, I start back up at our local school as a special needs teacher’s aide, but the kiddos won’t start until next week. We have a whole week to get ready for the new school year. Here’s to 2017-2018! And to finishing book three. I’m more than halfway … Continue reading »

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Cover Reveal: Willoughby

Happy Monday! One of our own fellow adventurers has a book coming out! Pam Halter. Today she reveals the cover of her lovely children’s book. I’m sure you all have a youngin in your life that might enjoy this book, or if you’re young at heart–like me! Of course, I have a 6 and 8 … Continue reading »

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Favorite Speculative Pals

Love stories can sometimes overshadow stories featuring platonic relationships. Don’t get me wrong. I’m all about does-the-guy-get-the-girl-in-the-end stories. I want a good love story amid all that adventure and peril. But there is something beautiful about friendship. So today I’m sharing with you some of my favorite speculative friends. Samwise and Frodo. Yeah, these two … Continue reading »

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2016 Reading Challenge

Happy Monday! With everyone posting images and lists of their reading goals for 2016, I wanted to join the fun. Except. I didn’t make much progress on my goals from last year. I read three of the thirteen I set out to read, but somehow ended up reading ten more books that weren’t even on … Continue reading »

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Link Feast

Happy Friday! Loads of folks are celebrating today as Enclave Publishing just released their fall line up, and with new releases, comes giveaways, blog tours, and Facebook Parties. Oh my! A Time to Speak What happens when you live longer than you wanted to? Parvin Blackwater wanted to die, but now she’s being called to … Continue reading »

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Quote: Forget to Live

To dream, yes, but don’t forget to do! Be. Live. One of my favorite quotes from Harry Potter. Have a great weekend!

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Quote: You Are Not Alone.

This is why I write. One of the reasons anyways. When I was in fourth grade, my teacher read to us Matilda and the love for reading became my own. I love what books can do for a person. What book has stuck with you? Have a great weekend!  

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Reading List Check-in

I began this year with a list of books that I thought I NEEDED to read this year. There was no way, no how I was going to be adding to it. And then I went to Realm Makers and had to get these books! Of course, I’ve read two of them last year. BUT I … Continue reading »

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Coming Soon!

Happy Friday! I am pleased to join Gillian Bronte Adams in announcing her upcoming release Out of Darkness Rising!  And she is giving away THREE advanced reader copies! Some of you might remember Adams from her guest post: Stories that Shape Us and the Characters that Change Us  when we were celebrating the release of Orphan’s … Continue reading »

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