• Nov. 27th, 2013 Aloha Rose and Carolina Reckoning

    Anyone else feel like the holiday hustle began right after Halloween this year? It’s been CRAZY at my house.  But, you know me. I’ve always got time to read a good book. Or two! And I want to share them with you. I met Lisa Carter in 2010 at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference , before she had an agent, or [ read more ]

  • Nov. 17th, 2013 a million little ways – uncover the art you were made to live

    We all make art in A Million Little Ways. Yes, you do, too. Even if you don’t think of yourself as artistic or creative, after reading Emily P. Freeman’s latest offering, you’ll view everything you do in a new light. Because “art is what happens when you dare to be who you really are.” (p. [ read more ]

  • Nov. 12th, 2013 God Wants Me To Be A Bay Leaf

    God wants me to be a bay leaf. Sounds exciting, right? Yeah. I’m not so sure about it myself. I woke up early a few weeks ago, too early to get up. The time of day when I fade in and out of awareness, praying, listening, thinking. On this particular morning, my mind flipped between [ read more ]

  • Nov. 9th, 2013 Singularity by Steven James

    Most of us accept death as a part of life. But not everyone. In Singularity , the second book in The Jevin Banks Experience, Steven James plunges us into a world where research into brain function and artificial intelligence that is intended to help quadriplegics or children with life-shortening diseases is being hijacked by psychopaths. Psychopaths who will [ read more ]

  • Oct. 9th, 2013 Through the Balustrade

    Through the Balustrade pulled me in from the first page. Roxan is seventeen and has her own shanty. And she’s thrilled about it. What? Immediately, I want to know why she’s on her own at seventeen. Why does she think a dirt-floor shanty is a little slice of heaven? What kind of horror was her life before this [ read more ]