book reviews · Freelance Writing

[Book Review] Death Returns by J.S. Peck

Death Returns is the third book in J.S. Peck’s Death Card Series. Not long ago, Ms. Peck posted she was looking for ARC readers and I, of course, jumped at the chance. ARC, if you’re not familiar, stands for Advanced Reader Copy. Essentially, it means a reader can read a book by an author, even…… Continue reading [Book Review] Death Returns by J.S. Peck

book reviews · Freelance Writing

The Broadcast by Liam Falkov (Book Review)

The Broadcast by Liam Falkov takes us on a journey of mystery, shadow intrigue, and a host of characters who are at first, seemingly unconnected. Secrets are the biggest obstacle, it would seem, toward the main character’s wishful lives. Though there are quite a few characters to help the story and give it meat, the…… Continue reading The Broadcast by Liam Falkov (Book Review)

book reviews · Freelance Writing

The Child by Fiona Barton (Guest Reviewer Sharon Harvey)

The Child is told from a different approach this time – working through the papers and looking through a journalists’ eyes. It was exciting to see things from their point of view. So, I got very excited by this book. Each character had their own chapter, in order to tell their stories more deeply. I got…… Continue reading The Child by Fiona Barton (Guest Reviewer Sharon Harvey)

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Looking for Home – Women Writing about Exile (Poetry Collection Book Review)

Sometimes we come across books in our lives, or maybe more often than we think, which are meant to share, guide, and teach just in time lessons for life. Such was the case with this book, as at the time, I was thinking about applying for the Nine Dots Prize. Though the deadline is now…… Continue reading Looking for Home – Women Writing about Exile (Poetry Collection Book Review)

Freelance Writing · Self-Published Books

Three-Part Harmony Hits Pause

If you’re enjoying these snippets from my upcoming memoir Three-Part Harmony, let me know if you’d like to be added to our email list for upcoming pre-orders of the book which will be available Fall 2019 and available just in time for the holidays. As Mother’s Day approaches and Father’s Day next month, I’m taking…… Continue reading Three-Part Harmony Hits Pause

book reviews · Freelance Writing

Swept Into Another World (Not Another Book Review)-Book Review Week Musings

There’s one more book on my “to be read” list. Death Returns by Joan Peck. You’ll see that review next month. But the reason I mention her now is that when she sent me the Advanced Reader Copy (ARC), she included a note expounding on the benefits of reviews.  Which you and I know well,…… Continue reading Swept Into Another World (Not Another Book Review)-Book Review Week Musings

Freelance Writing · Poetry and Prose

I’m Gonna Live to Be 102

When I was in my late twenties, I attempted to get a life insurance policy. They said I was too much of a risk. This is my answer to that agent and anyone who wonders just how long this life may go on. I’m gonna live to be 102 How do I know? How do…… Continue reading I’m Gonna Live to Be 102