2017 was one of those reading years when I had a list, a few ideas, and some wonderful surprises. I set my goal for 12 on Goodreads, and while not an ambitious mark, I like to focus on quality over quantity. I ran a poll a while back on Twitter and the majority overwhelming voted … More 2017 Reading Roundup (with GIFs)
We’re still celebrating the release of War of Loyalties, and along with a giveaway, we have a special feature with the author herself (including some exclusive backstory you know you want to hear!) – How did you get into writing? While I was always excited by the short story assignments in school, I was always … More Author Interview with Schuyler McConkey + Giveaway!
You guys! I haven’t been around for a while, but I’ve done some good reading this fall and I’ll be doing a round-up of 2017 reads in the new year. HOWEVER. Today. Is. A. Tremendously. Special. Day. First, a story. Once upon a time, not so long ago, there was a girl didn’t know blogs … More Launch Day for War of Loyalties by Schuyler McConkey
The Book An ideal sanctuary and a dream come true–that’s what Margaret Lane feels as she takes in God’s gorgeous handiwork in Mount Rainier National Park. It’s 1927 and the National Park Service is in its youth when Margie, an avid naturalist, lands a coveted position alongside the park rangers living and working in the … More The Road to Paradise by Karen Barnett
The Book Time is running out! When outspoken, marathon-running Grandma Sybil invites thirteen-year-old Charlotte and her other grandchildren to join her on a trip to Italy for one last chance to find the family treasure, they learn she holds other, bigger family secrets. The search for Great-Grandpa Sam’s final, extravagant gift takes them to a … More Verbania Treasure (Lizard Garden #2) by Anne Philips
Ah, the dreaded word. Synopsis. Or worse, synopses. Not just because it’s a frustrating plural, but because it implies you’re going to have to tackle this mess more than once. In fact, (as if things could be worse ;D) there are two types of synopses. Fitting that such a tricky word would have so many awful implications, … More 8 Tips for Tackling Your Synopsis
The Book Helen has been keeping house for her brother Andrew for 15 years. Once a farmer, he is now a rather successful writer as well. However, it has gone to his head, and Helen is fed up. One day, into the idyllic autumn of rural Long Island rolls Parnassus and her owner, Roger Mifflin. Mifflin wants to sell … More Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley