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Some Trashy Novel

Hmmm, we just experienced another Valentines Day. Perhaps your love life is less than stellar? I predict that Arlene Miller’s (aka JoJo Baker) story Trashy Novel, may be the chuckle you need. I favor short book reviews. (Have you guessed I … Continue reading

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The Good Old Boys

Author Elmer Kelton started writing The Good Old Boys while his father was still able to retell the stories from his former ranching and cowboy days. Those stories inspired Kelton to write The Good Old Boys. He created the character … Continue reading

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The Abominable Demons

Once again, C.T. Markee delivers an action-packed story that appeals to pre-teen and teen boys with his book DEMON INVASION, second of the Otherworld Tales. While boys, especially, will enjoy this snowboarding adventure, girls will like it too for the loyalty … Continue reading

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Social Media Sense

Social Media Just For Writers is a superb book for any author or poet interested in promoting their books. Author Frances Caballo gifts the readers with many creative ideas on ways we may promote our own work. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Meany Mrs. Feeney

Mrs. Feeney and the Grubby Garden Gang  written by Sandy Baker is an excellent picture book for children, ages six to nine years. The story enlightens the reader with the way a neighborhood problem is solved by working together. The … Continue reading

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Sizzle With Scorpio

A guest post by Author Charles Markee The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater On the fictional island of Thisby, an annual race takes place in which men ride the capall uisce, mythical water horses. Unlike the horses that you and … Continue reading

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Correct Me If I’m Wrong

CORRECT ME IF I’M WRONG by author ARLENE MILLER offers the reader a second look at learning and understanding (American) English grammar. Miller is the undisputed queen of teaching grammar through the simplest methods. The book is not burdened with excessive examples or … Continue reading

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Who Loves Animal Stories?

I do! Here’s a story about a veterinarian in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado: Characters and critters are corralled to create a new start for veterinarian Clay Williams in THE HIGH COUNTRY, by author RICHARD PERCE, DVM. After a stint … Continue reading

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Going to Solace

GOING TO SOLACE by Amanda McTigue is the best book I read in the fall of 2012. (It’s not unsual for me to read 3 or 4 books a week.) Author McTigue captures the heart wrenching spirit of the patients’ … Continue reading

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Cooking Disaster with Penelope

Penelope’s Secret Cooking Club  —  Is there a secret to keep? by Robin Hutchinson IS THERE A SECRET TO KEEP? bubbles over with fun when PENELOPE’S SECRET COOKING CLUB takes over her mom’s spotless kitchen one afternoon. The surprises Penelope … Continue reading

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