Book Recommendation, Book Review, Fiction, Review, Young Adult

Book Recommendation: ‘Life Unaware’, by Cole Gibsen

Happy Sunday! As you ready yourself for another great week, are you wondering what book to take along with you on your commute? Take a peek at this week’s recommended commute companion! ‘Life Unaware’, by Cole Gibsen Review here. Purchase here. Author website here. Synopsis: Regan Flay has been talking about you. Regan Flay is… Read More Book Recommendation: ‘Life Unaware’, by Cole Gibsen

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Sovereignty’, by Anjenique Hugues

About The Author With master’s degrees in education, special education, and counseling, Anjenique “Jen” Hughes is a high school English and math teacher who loves teaching and mentoring young people. She enjoys traveling and has worked with youth on five continents. Saying she is “young at heart” is an understatement; she is fluent in sarcasm,… Read More Book Review: ‘Sovereignty’, by Anjenique Hugues

Book Recommendation, Fiction, Young Adult

Book Recommendation: ‘Dear Opl’, by Shelley Sackier

Happy Sunday! As you ready yourself for another great week, are you wondering what to take along with you on your commute? Take a peek at this week’s recommended commute companion! ‘Dear Opl’, by Shelley Sackier Review here. Purchase here. Author website here. Synopsis: ‘ There are three things Opl never expected to do during… Read More Book Recommendation: ‘Dear Opl’, by Shelley Sackier

Book Review, Books, Fiction, Review, Science Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Ghost Hope’, by Ripley Patton

Review of Previous Volumes in the series Review of Ghost Hand. Review of Ghost Hold.Review of Ghost Heart. About the Author Ripley Patton lives in Portland, Oregon with one cat, two teenagers, and a man who wants to live on a boat. She is an award-winning short story writer and author of The PSS Chronicles,… Read More Book Review: ‘Ghost Hope’, by Ripley Patton

Book Review, Fiction, Middle Grade, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Trish’s Team’, by Dawn Brotherton

About the author: Dawn (Parker) Brotherton began as a Missile Launch Officer in the US Air Force and continues to serve at the Pentagon in Washington DC.  Her 26+ years of service have given her a variety of experiences to pull from.  She has been stationed at many stateside bases as well as the Republic… Read More Book Review: ‘Trish’s Team’, by Dawn Brotherton

Author Spotlight, Writing

Author Spotlight: Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

As mentioned in my review of the book, I found between the covers of Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper’s Populatti a story that created a safe environment for a conversation on social media’s role in our relationships. The story delves into the increasingly complex maze of interactions that defines high school in the age of social media.… Read More Author Spotlight: Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘On Edge’, by Gin Price

About the author: Using knowledge learned from her childhood environment, Gin Price’s writing is often steeped in street life, whether good or bad. Hoping to show support for art that is often misunderstood, she published her debut novel, On Edge, focusing on graffiti and parkour, two expressions dear to her heart.  Currently, she is a… Read More Book Review: ‘On Edge’, by Gin Price

Book Recommendation, Fiction, YA

Book Recommendation: ‘Beyond Suspicion’, by Catherine A. Winn

Happy Sunday!  I use Sundays to plan and prepare for the upcoming week.  I have been asked so many times about the resources that help me plan a full week that I decided to launch the “Planning the Week” feature with three concomitant components: a recommended book to make your commute easier; a healthy recipe… Read More Book Recommendation: ‘Beyond Suspicion’, by Catherine A. Winn

Book Recommendation, Fiction, YA

Book Recommendation: ‘John Dreamer’, by Elise Celine

Happy Sunday!  I use Sundays to plan and prepare for the upcoming week.  I have been asked so many times about the resources that help me plan a full week that I decided to launch the “Planning the Week” feature with three concomitant components: a recommended book to make your commute easier; a healthy recipe… Read More Book Recommendation: ‘John Dreamer’, by Elise Celine

Author Spotlight, Writing

Author Spotlight: Sieni A.M.

I am lucky to count author Sieni not only as a friend, but also as one of those with whom I have had many a fantastic chat on the role writing fiction can have on personal and community development, which resulted in many an undone chore. What can I say – sacrifices must be made.… Read More Author Spotlight: Sieni A.M.