With that title, you were worried I was going to go into a spiel about how books are my best friends. Admit it! You did! If not bravo. I am in no way knocking the idea of having a book as a best friend. Books have saved my life (getting me through my depression and … Continue reading Literary Friends
Dear Readers, I have always been a Paranoid Polly (my own personal reference) when it comes to, in all honesty, the majority of my life. So when I was awoken in the middle of the night mid-June by a nightmare which made me force myself to wake up and walk around my room before I … Continue reading When writing goes really really well…
Hello again literary lovelies, I find myself being haunted by past reads. Storylines which are creeping into my dreams long after I've read the last page. Has this ever happened to you? Has there been a book which just wouldn't let you go? I have had books whisper for a reread but it has been … Continue reading They Still Haunt Me – Part Two
I find myself this summer for almost the entire month of July visiting the cottage which was recently purchased by my sister and her family. There will be lots of sand, sun and reading I hope! Since it is over a four-hour trek from where I currently live to the cottage I have been planning … Continue reading Cottage Bound!
... if you could jump into the pages of one of your favourite books? Would you be flying high with dragons? Casting spells with ease? Drinking tea and dancing in Regency England? Scurrying down blacked out streets during The Blitz of WWII? Questing with confidants to save the world? Or peering through a magnifying glass … Continue reading Where would you go…
... about moving from two posts a week to one during the summer months literary lovelies. I know I finally have been posted more frequently this month but with July comes a four-hour trek to cottage country and August brings me travelling back to Saskatchewan to visit my family for a few weeks. I feel … Continue reading I am thinking…
Goodreads Synopsis: Monkey Temple is a coming-of-old-age adventure about two longtime best friends and rivals who, determined to “not go gentle into that good night,” set off on a final road trip. Their efforts to face past failures and give meaning to their dwindling futures change their lives forever but not at all as they … Continue reading Monkey Temple – Review
Dear Readers, A topic has come to my attention which I would like to discuss with you: What does and doesn't belong on a book cover in your opinion? Are you okay with quotes from reviews? If so does it matter if they are from other popular authors or newspapers or other publications forms? Are … Continue reading Discussion: What should or shouldn’t be on a book cover?
Goodreads Synopsis: In the borderlands of the village Les Échelles, giants sleep and werewolves howl. Travelers must cross deep gorges to pay visit. The only strangers are treasure-hunters seeking the riches of Zahara, a drowned Crusader bride. She planted the nearby woods with rich botanicals, now the healing herbs of Irène Guéri, apothecary in these … Continue reading The Peddler of Wisdom – Review
Again we have another review by an author whose name you might recognize dear readers! You can find my review for the first book in this series Splintered Courage here! Goodreads Synopsis: Trust: Firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability or strength of someone or something. What happens when the one you irrevocably trust betrays … Continue reading Splintered Trust – Review