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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Two

I managed to read four more books toward my goal of 50 reads for the year. Three of the four are from series. Sometimes I’ll continue a series because my first taste is so good it makes me want to … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part One

I began my first Goodreads challenge in 2013, a year and a half after I signed my first book contract. It always seems I get more done if I challenge myself, and I knew that in order to be a … Continue reading

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Walker Percy’s Thanatos Syndrome

Percy’s Look at a Dystopian Society By Jeff Salter I can’t claim that Walker Percy ever used the term “dystopian” to describe this novel or its prequel, but this pair of novels is what I thought of when we received … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Seven

I’ve been busy promoting my newest release from Eskape Press, The Road to Escape! My publisher tells me that sales have been good, and the reviews so far have been encouraging. If you haven’t purchased it yet, you can get … Continue reading

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Review and Recommendation: The Septimus Heap Series

It’s a “Free Week” at 4F,1H and it also happens to be Holy Week, the week before Easter. For me, that means plenty of house and food prep. This year finds me doing less and moving slower than I normally … Continue reading

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Stop That Writer’s World, I Want to Get Off

Free week here at 4F, 1H and I have been trying to figure out where all my reading time had gone, and finding out that I may be wasting the time I now have. Waiting for grandkids gave me a … Continue reading

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Guest Author/ Review: Elle Clouse

  For this month’s guest author feature I recruited Elle Clouse. Elle is a fellow member of the Grand Rapids Region Writers Group, where she serves as our treasurer. She writes what’s known as steampunk romance — a genre that’s … Continue reading

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