Category Archives: reading

Assault Authors

This week we are talking about book genres that we hate/really don’t like. When I am asked what I read, I generally say, “Everything”, but that isn’t completely accurate. There was a time when I used to say, “Everything but … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Five

The college semester ends in late April, and while I love teaching, there is that bothersome necessity of recording grades. Since my teaching load this past semester was larger than usual, that meant more grades to sort out, so I … Continue reading

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Powers That (Might) Be

This week we were asked what talent or superpower we’d like to have. Oh, wow! Talent? I never got a chance to learn to play a musical instrument and I have no idea if I would be any good at … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Laura Benedict

This week I would like to welcome Laura Benedict as my guest. Laura is a versatile, award winning writer whose work crosses into several genres. Thank you for joining us, Laura! I have yet to have the nerve to read … Continue reading

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

On this Free Week, I will finish the thought I began a couple of months ago on an audiobook I listened to on YouTube; one that had me enthralled. It was the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. As I have … Continue reading

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Remarkable Reads for 2018, Part Four

As usual this time of year, I’m swamped with final papers and examinations, but I managed to read five awesome books this month! Sealed With a Kiss by Mysti Parker and MJ Post Once again, Mysti and MJ have created … Continue reading

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Memento Momento

The topic this week is: Would we like to be asked to do the novelization of a movie, or why not? If so, what movie. Many movies are based on stories, novels or based on plays, but quite a few … Continue reading

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