Life Lessons from ‘The Scarlet Letter’ #Book

I've been thinking about Nathaniel Hawthorne today (and about his life lessons). It's his birthday, after all (or would have been if he was...
Burning Girls

Burning Girls – Read #Tor

It's a 48-page novella--packed with beautiful (and dark) imagery--all from the rich imagination of Veronica Schanoes.The piece is about coming-of-age tale, combined with deep-seated...

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....

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,...

‘We Are Called To Rise’ – A Story

Laura McBride's book, We Are Called to Rise, places us in the midst of a modern-day war story (Iraq). It's a journey to discovery, a...

‘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...
Night

Elie Wiesel’s ‘Night’ – Lines of Remembrance

Elie Wiesel is one of the most famous survivors of the Holocaust genocide during the World War II. He drew from his personal experiences...
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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...

What Does Dr. Seuss Say? 9 Fabulous Musing On Theodor Seuss Geisel

I love Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel)--I'm guessing that nearly everyone who knows me has figured out that very basic fact. After all, Dr....

The Invention of Wings

Don't we all want to test our wings and fly? Like Icarus--with his grand, waxen wings--we all have fledgling wings, aching to burst free...

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