Tag Archives: book reviews

Joe Mack, Cedar, and Maud

I do have some writing projects going on (really, I do), but I’m not prepared to share them today. Since, however, I want to keep my blog afloat, I’m adding some abbreviated book reviews on three recently read books. The … Continue reading

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Five Star Books

In an effort to be more attentive to this blog, I’m sharing a couple of recent reviews that I posted on Amazon. Though quite different from each other in theme and style, both of these books merit five stars. Home … Continue reading

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Dr. Farmer, Myra, and DeWitt

One of the presenters at the recent Rock Hill Intensive Writing Workshop said she blogged every day. When I asked her how she did that AND continued to write her mysteries, she replied that sometimes she might just put a … Continue reading

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Dost Thou Love Life?

“I must tell you in the beginning, it was a great challenge to want read this book. I did not have the extra time but I am so grateful I did.  I walked away learning time management, how to prioritize, … Continue reading

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From the Himalayas to Arizona

  Yes, yes, I’ve been writing, but today I’m posting brief reviews of two books I’ve read lately. I learned something from each one of them, about writing and about the world and the fascinating people who inhabit it. Into … Continue reading

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Happy Reading

  Since I believe that good readers make good writers, I’ve been doing quite a bit of the former lately. I’ve been doing a little writing every day too, but since I’m a bit unfocused this afternoon, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Give Pinterest a Shot?

  I recently posted my current reading list for anyone looking for book suggestions. And truthfully, I wanted to let some of my reading/writing friends know that I haven’t been a slacker, at least not in the reading department. Here’s … Continue reading

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Happiness, Wisdom, and Midwifery

I was gently chastised at book club last night. Although I had downloaded the book (We Are All Welcome Here by Elizabeth Berg) to my iPad, I had not begun reading it. I reminded my bibliophile buds that I have … Continue reading

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Distracted by Books

I saw this badge on Facebook earlier today and snagged it right away. It’s so me! I envy people who have the focus and discipline to read one book at a time. Right now I’m reading five. This morning I … Continue reading

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Texts, Teams, Time Zones

When I began teaching online courses about 15 years ago, I worked with a man whose dream was to work all day from home in his “jammies.” Those of us who knew him joked around and asked him to please, … Continue reading

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