Category Archives: Reading

The Joy of a Great Story

I’d like you to go back and re-read the post title again—The Joy of a Great Story. You’ll notice I didn’t say a great book. There’s a reason. Sometimes the best stories are in books that, for whatever reason, aren’t … Continue reading

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The Power of a Reader (And a Poll!)

In my last blog post I let you know that I don’t expect you to feel required to write a review when you read my books. All this unrelenting pressure on the reader to perform a job after reading The … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Get in the Mood

Are you finding it hard to get in the mood? The holiday mood, that is. If you’re anything like me, the holiday season can get to you, and not in a good way. What with the baking, the gift buying … Continue reading

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Love Romance Novels? Your Opinions Needed!

If you love romance novels and are tired of seeing your favorite books get a bad rap, here’s your chance to let your voice be heard, and do it anonymously. Your opinions are needed! Author Maya Rodale is writing a … Continue reading

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O is for Old Dogs

There are very few books I give a 5-Star rating.  Old Dogs by Debi Matlack is one of them.  If I could have, I’d have given it 10.  It’s that good.  Shoot, it’s even better! The main character, Valerie Roark, … Continue reading

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What to read next

I love to read.  Ever since I was a child one of my favorite activities has been to curl up with a good book and lose myself in the story.  And when I find a book I love, I just … Continue reading

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10 lines from books that I love

Image via cellar_door_films, WANA Commons While I was dusting my bookshelf the other day, my eyes passed over the covers of the books there and my mind recalled bits and pieces of each one, little reminders of the joy I find … Continue reading

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Excuse me! I’m reading here!

Last night I tore through the e-novella JUST ONE DAY by Sharla Lovelace, and I’m here to testify that I didn’t take any breaks until I was finished! At 1:00 this morning. (Yeah, it’s been a Must-Have-Coffee day around here.) … Continue reading

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