I wasn't supposed to be working today. Technically I wasn't working according to the regional manager. I was assisting with an author's Q&A that I was luckily given time off in order to attend. 'You can't imagine how busy events like this can be,' the echoes of his voice still reverberated within me. 'The very … Continue reading Unsigned: A Book Shop Meet Cute
Hello, Literary Lovelies! Bear with me on this post... I stumbled upon this Fantasy Title Generator on Pinterest brought to us by the amazing Epic Reads! Name/Title generators always make me smile and I wanted to bring this to you all and find out what your fantasy title might be. BUT I have an issue … Continue reading Find your fantasy title!
Hello dearest Readers! (I put that exclamation in there - more in my excitement to talk to you all - than for the fact that I am generally excited.) How have you been doing? Has this whole quarantine business wherever you may be made you forget what month it actually is? I do not know … Continue reading May Self-Love Sunday
"The human mind is truly the scariest thing of all." I quickly scanned my surroundings. The words appeared to float around me, their source unknown. And I could almost imagine the letters hovering in my current space, a space devoid of anything except my own body. My voice was weak from disuse and I … Continue reading “The human mind is truly the scariest thing of all.” – Writing Prompt Wednesday
"This is impossible," I whisper into the phone immediately followed by, "Why am I whispering?" There is a tick in the throat of my own voice before it repeats the words I first heard upon picking up. "Listen carefully. I... we don't have much time. We... I..." Another hesitation which I know is followed by … Continue reading Ring, Ring – Writing Prompt Wednesday
Welcome to one of the stops for the Blog Tour for Descendant by Bob Freeman! Tomorrow Comes Media's Descendant Synopsis: Descendant is a supernatural thriller filled with daring action, adventure, and artifice set against the backdrop of a very familiar world – but it is a world in which preternatural entities, clandestine magical orders, ancient … Continue reading Descendant – Review
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
Welcome to A Name Inspired detective edition, (now that's a tongue twister!) which features one of my favourite literary characters. Not only have I followed him throughout his literary realm, I am often called to watch whatever might feature him on-screen. Has this happened to any of you literary lovelies, where your love for a … Continue reading Oh Sir Arthur Conan Doyle!
Dystopian YA Wonders: If there is a genre that knows my very reader soul it is Dystopian Young Adult Fiction. It makes my fingers flip pages faster than ever before and my breath hitch at the nearing of the end of a chapter. We’ve all heard of the amazing Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and … Continue reading In a Dystopian World…
Before I delve too deep into the books that set me on my literary path, I must begin with how the act of learning to read was a difficult one for me. I did not learn the most common way other children did, phonetically, but by memorization. I am sure having parents who were teachers … Continue reading Books that Shape You