Book Love Review: The House Of Furies by Madeleine Roux

  What a winner! I listened to The House of Furies on audiobook during my recent travels.  It was delightfully read and engaging. The narrator used a variety of voices and accents for the characters. This book follows the runaway Luisa Dutton as she takes employment as a maid at the Coldthistle boardinghouse. She discovers…

Week #1: Just Create Challenge Update

The first week of the #justcreatechallenge was a blast to create and participate in. Like any new thing, It had a few hiccups and bumps. I confess that I love to plan. I am good at planning. Does this mean I carefully planned this challenge and took time to put it together before throwing it…

Writing Tips, Truths, & Encouragement

Are you a writing a book? Dreaming about it? Just finished your first draft or planning to write 50,000 words during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November?  I want to offer up a bit of my journey, a few tips, some truths and encouragement to you.  Much of this is writing advice I wish…

New Video: Update on my Goals

NEW VIDEO: Goals, Progress,& Books I Read BIG NEWS I finished the 3rd draft of my novel and shipped it off to the editor. Okay, so I actually emailed it, but “shipped” has more impact. That was my big goal for the summer and I finished it. I feel like a weight has been lifted from my…

Need writing motivation? Love kittens?

I found a fun website that combines writing motivation and kittens. I couldn’t resist filming a quick video to share it with you.  I came across the website, written kitten while searching for tangible writing rewards to help writers stay motivated. Watch the video here I admit this isn’t exactly what I was looking for but it…

Book Love Review: The Sandcastle Empire.

This amazing book was the June Owlcrate selection.  Armed with a field guide to a mysterious island and a vial of her father’s blood and teeth Eden attempts to escape her war-torn world to find refuge and answers on the island. Watch my video review   What I loved about this book: * It was a…

Book Love Review: The Prophecy of Three

Looking for a witchy read? The Prophecy of Three by Ashley Mcleo is the next book on your reading list. Trust me you will love the exquisite description that accompanies the journey of the powerful witches as they discover there power and history.  I loved seeing these young women embrace their witch heritage and the…

New Vlog Post! The Young Elites

Are you ready to hear about a book you should read? Good! I adore this book. Go buy it. Borrow it. Steal it if you must. Just kidding about the last part. I just posted my video book review of THE YOUNG ELITES by Marie Lu on my youtube channel. Jump on over and check…