Hey guys! Due to the busy holiday season, I will be taking a short hiatus from blogging during the month of December. But don't worry, my posts will start up again on January 4, 2018. Merry Christmas!
In college, I remember several of my English professors encouraging us future writers to get a blog. At the time, I took a look at this advice, given to me by my wiser elders, and tossed it out the window. I thought that blogging was the stupidest idea ever and vowed that I would never … Continue reading Why Writers Should Blog
Me vs. Graphic Novels I used to refuse to read graphic novels. I would look down upon them in scorn and say in my most condescending tone, “Those comics aren’t real books.” But my opinion began to change when I started working at the library. I shelved a lot of graphic novels, and at times … Continue reading Graphic Novels Are Books Too!
Come check out the contemporary romance, Lies Jane Austen Told Me, which was written by Julie Wright and published by Shadow Mountain Publishing. Austen fans will love this funny, entertaining book about a woman who believes that Jane Austen has ruined her love life. “We discussed favorite books; he laughed when I told him that … Continue reading Book Review: Lies Jane Austen Told Me by Julie Wright
Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday where families gather together, share what they are grateful for, and stuff themselves with food in order to keep warm in the oncoming winter months. But before you eat a second (or fifth) slice of pie and doze off after all of that turkey, take some time to write with … Continue reading Writing Prompts: The Thanksgiving Edition
Though Halloween has passed, you can still enjoy some murder and mayhem in the mystery book I will recommend today. The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place was written by Julie Berry and published by Roaring Press Books in 2014. After the unexpected death of their headmistress, the seven ladies attending her boarding school attempt to … Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry
Halloween is my favorite season because I love hearing spooky stories about all sorts of paranormal monsters and mysteries like the ones I have been sharing over the past few days. So today I will recommend books with all kinds of Halloween creatures. Come solve cases with a paranormal detective, read the classic fairy tales … Continue reading Great Halloween BOOks: All Hallow’s Eve
What are monsters? Do they have sharp teeth and claws? Do they dwell beneath the earth? Or do we see them within ourselves? There are many different types of monsters, some of which you can meet when you read these stories. So come discover the unknown powers of the phantom of the opera, travel beneath … Continue reading Great Halloween BOOks: Monsters From Within
They walk the streets at night, they smile with fanged teeth, and they will suck your blood to their satisfaction. You can meet these hunters of the night when you read some of these vampire stories. Join a support group for bloodsuckers, meet a goth girl who wants nothing more than to become a vampire, … Continue reading Great Halloween BOOks: Vampire Bites
Grab your magnifying class, dust off your deerstalker cap and pipe, it’s time to bring out your inner sleuth. I love nothing more than discovering the clues of a great mystery story and trying to find out who did it. So come along to catch a hotel thief, discover which tenant of Sunset Towers killed … Continue reading Great Halloween BOOks: Mystery is Afoot