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Recently I decided to read a book that had been on my Goodreads "to-read" list since before its publication this summer. At least on a conscious level the timing of reading "The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D" was coincidental-- but perhaps subconsciously, it was not. Sometimes books fall into our hands at just the right time, and for a reason.
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Between the television series "Once Upon a Time," the movie "Mirror, Mirror," and other Hollywood adaptations of the Brothers Grimm's fairy tales, this book (released Nov. 8th) comes along at the perfect time. Fans of those interpretations will appreciate Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 6, 2012 at 9:05 AM||comments (0)|
It's been a busy summer between family events and baby milestones (she's got a couple teeth in, and she'll be walking any day now!). I'm grateful I've also had time to get in some good reading.
Here is a book I read recently and loved, as well as a book I can't wait to get my hands on in the fall wh...Read Full Post »
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|Posted on March 28, 2012 at 2:35 PM||comments (1)|
Five Books to Read Now!
Some of these books are getting a lot of buzz, while others should be getting more buzz! Either way, I hope you'll pick them up and enjoy them as much as I have...
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|Posted on January 20, 2012 at 3:10 PM||comments (0)|
I read Kate Morton's The House at Riverton several months ago and enjoyed it, so I decided to pick up The Distant Hours. Both novels contain captivating mystery, are well-written, and have vivid characters-- elements which I believe add up to some great novel writing. When I decided to learn more about this talented and prolific author I came across helpful advice on novel writing on herRead Full Post »
|Posted on January 19, 2012 at 11:10 AM||comments (1)|
As a bookworm I've been reading to my daughter pretty much since she was born! Her bookshelves are overflowing with books, and we already have some favorites that capture her attention:
1. I See Me books. Personalized story books for children! We got one for our daughter for Christm...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
As I endeavor to make my way through my very first novel writing experience, I find myself quite paranoid that my characters lack complexity and backstory. As an avid reader I've found my most favorite aspect of the reading experience is getting to know complex characters. I enjoy nothing more than coming across the little random tidbits of information about a character an author might throw into the story (like that they hat...Read Full Post »