Books Are Deadly …

You've probably heard about the power of the written word, that a pen is like a sword, and that books can change lives. But,...

Sealed With a Kiss

It's the basis of so many love stories -- novels, short stories and poems. And, yet, it's a simple gesture. It's a kiss. But,...
Magic objects, books and candles

Time & Magic — ‘The Witch’s Daughter’

Time and magic interplay in the life and experiences of Elizabeth Anne Hawksmith. With The Witch's Daughter, Paula Brackston offers up her first novel...

Life Lessons from ‘The Perfect Son

A broken heart is not what it might appear. After all, it should destroy us to the core, leave us empty, powerless and shattered....

Mrs. Dalloway – Dangerous to Live

Virginia Woolf focused on the life of an "ordinary" woman, when she wrote Mrs. Dalloway. Like James Joyce's Ulysses (published just a few years earlier, in 1922),...

‘Don’t Feed the WorryBug’ @WorryWooMonster

It's Day 2 of the 31 Days Writing Challenge... Here's one book that has quickly become an absolute favorite in our house: Don't Feed the WorryBug!  My 3-year-old...

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ #Banned

The Fault in Our Stars is arguably one of the most popular books right now. It's been read (and enjoyed by readers of all...
The City

Sounds of ‘The City’ – Dean Koontz

The sounds of music filter through the lines of The City, by Dean Koontz. And, it's not just the rhythm of the words or the...
Fog City, by Bill Abbott (Creative Commons, Flickr)

Life Lessons from ‘The City’ – @DeanKoontz #Quotes

There's a certain magic that happens when we allow the power of words to wash over us, to rock us to the core--until we...

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