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The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

First and foremost, I’m back. You’ll be seeing a lot of book reviews over the next 10 weeks. I’m taking a class on YA Resources for my Library Science degree. 382 more words


Writing advice from a novice writer and wannabe (soon-to-be) author

Hello to anyone out there! My blogging has become rather inconsistent, and I appreciate those of you who still stop by. Some of you know that I wrote a book this year, so my writing effort was diverted to that endeavor. 821 more words


quiet week, peaceful week

Last Sunday (06/07) I flew to PA and have been relaxing ever since.  I am enjoying long evenings (the sun doesn’t set until 8:30 and the sky is light until after 9!) and lots of reading and resting my brain and doing leisurely bouts of lesson planning for the fall.  340 more words


Summer Books Preview & recommendations

My no-bummer-summer-for-readers

Check back throughout the summer as I find  more titles to add.

You can also check out my Goodreads profile lists  There’s one list of books I recommend… 121 more words

Entertainment (in General)

2015 Summer Reads

If you’re anything like me, you use the summer months to catch up on reading a few books. During the fall and spring months, I’m so consumed with text books, that I have no desire to pack on any extra reading that isn’t required for class. 385 more words


It's Official!

The contract is signed! The short story collection has a new title–Crosscurrents and Other Stories–and a publication date: November 1!

So the whirlwind begins. 194 more words

Short Fiction