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What Good Writing Looks Like

Posted Oct 5 2017 in , , , , , , , , , , ,

I read a great many books during a year, largely because I review children’s books for the Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database, but also because I love to read. I don’t just read books published by the “trade” and “indie” publishers, but also self-published books that I find at conferences and book-signing events. Generally speaking, the […]

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Suspending Disbelief

Posted Nov 17 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As writers, we know we need to make our readers to “pay no attention to the man behind the screen.”  This is especially true of those who write science fiction and/or fantasy.  Some writers pull this off quite well.  Read Beth Revis’ books or John Claude Bemis’ books to see how thoroughly we can be […]

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I’ve Been Sick

Posted Oct 6 2016 in , , , , , , , , , ,

One of my most favorite joke-stories ever is one I’ve known most of my 75 years. But most people politely laugh and change the subject, because they don’t get it. My darling husband, who usually shares my sense of humor, finally told me not to tell it anymore because nobody gets it. It came to […]

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The Tangled Web of Love

Posted Sep 7 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

To paraphrase William Shakespeare, “What a tangled web we weave, when our senses love makes us leave.” These three books are about teens falling in love. They all have some merit to them, but only Tell Me Three Things is well written. However, most of time I try to introduce you to good books, so […]

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Love, Does It Conquer All?

Posted Aug 25 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Love comes in many forms and our actions/reactions to the feelings are complex, to say the least. So let’s review three books that show different reactions to love. One of the stories is indeed adorable and makes me wish I had a baby to cuddle. To smell the sweet and sour aromas of one so […]

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