IT’S HERE AT LAST!

Vision of the Griffin’s Heart, Book Five in the award-winning Andy Smithson coming-of-age, epic fantasy series released today! 5 Stars! “This book is definitely an emotional rollercoaster, and I did shed tears.” – Cassandra L. Middle School Teacher Get yours Now at amzn.to/1N7fEOI Series Synopsis: Four years ago, Andy Smithson discovered he is the Chosen one to break a 500-yr-old curse plaguing the land of … Continue reading IT’S HERE AT LAST!

Review of Etiquette & Espionage

Pink Panther meets Monty Python–that’s how I describe this fun YA steampunk novel. Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School Series Book 1) by Gail Carriger SUMMARY (from back): It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more … Continue reading Review of Etiquette & Espionage

Review of The Remnant Chronicles, Books 1 & 2

   If you enjoy books that challenge notions of love, loyalty and truth, and then make you grapple with how to harmonize them, this series is for you! Review of Books 1 & 2 in the Remnant Chronicles by Mary E. Pearson Kiss of Deception (Book One) SUMMARY FROM BACK: In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia’s life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, … Continue reading Review of The Remnant Chronicles, Books 1 & 2

Robin Williams and My Son

“That poor man!” I exclaimed, peeking from behind the curtain protecting my identity. I could not stop laughing. The unsuspecting trash man had been whistling seconds before. Now, after flinging open the hinged lid of the can, he threw a gloved hand over his nose and doubled over, then peered, questioning, at our house.

Rewind four hours. The warm, sunny, July day had started as uneventfully as a day with a two and four-year-old can. Continue reading Robin Williams and My Son