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#FridayReads – Book Preview – The Life of Plants in a Changing Environment

Recently I received a request for a review or spotlight feature for this book. I read the sample pages on Amazon and decided that the academic style of the writing was too much for me to enjoy reading. Still, it is a good book, especially for people of a more scientific bent, and certainly for …

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#FridayRead – Excerpt from Brutal Season

The following is the first part of Chapter Two in the fourth installment of the Seasons Mystery Series. The self-editing is almost finished, and I’ll send the ms off to the editor this weekend. Met with the graphic artist this week, and we picked images for the cover, so things are moving along nicely for …

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#Friday Read – #Excerpt from Brutal Season

The good news is that I’ve finally finished this book I’ve been writing for so long. I started it in late 2021 when Angel popped into my head again, demanding a story. Due to my friend Ramsay Hunt Syndrome that has caused so many neurological problems and other complications, the writing took many more months …

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#Fridayreads – Commentary and Humor

Something to make us smile before the heavy stuff. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Remembering January 6th. This from NBC News in Washington “Two years after the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection, faith leaders, lawmakers and those who defended the U.S. Capitol will gather in Washington, D.C., to reflect on events that are still reverberating through the country’s political and judicial …

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Book Blitz and Giveaway: Stolen Obsession by Marlene M. Bell

STOLEN OBSESSIONAnnalisse Series, Book 1Updated for 2022!byMARLENE M. BELL Genre: Romantic MysteryPublisher: Ewephoric Publishing Pub Date: March 20, 2018, Revised 2022 Number of Pages: 284 Scroll down for the giveaway! ***** ABOUT THE BOOK ***** PEOPLE DIE, BUT LEGENDS LIVE ON. Manhattan antiquities appraiser Annalisse Drury dreams of a quiet life on the family farm …

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Countdown to the Holidays

When the calendar turns from November 30 to December 1, there’s always a quickening in my heart as I look forward to the holiday season. The gathering with family and friends. The good meals. The cookies. More cookies. Presents. I love giving them as much as receiving them. As Kate, the main character in my …

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Post-Thanksgiving Thoughts

Happy Day after Thanksgiving and Black Friday and all that. Lots of folks have been out and about, shopping for the great bargains, and better them than me. I’ve been happy to be home, reading a good book and eating yummy leftovers from our feast yesterday. I’ve been reading No Strangers Here by Carlene O’Connor, …

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Book Review: How to Survive Your Magical Family

When I first read the title of this book, I knew it was going to be a fun read, and I wasn’t disappointed. How to Survive Your Magical FamilybyClare Rhoden Publisher ‏ : ‎ Odyssey Books (September 22, 2022)Publication date ‏ : ‎ September 22, 2022Language ‏ : ‎ EnglishFile size ‏ : ‎ 962 …

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Book Blitz & Giveaway

SWEET JANE,JUST ONE LOOK,&I’LL BE SEEING YOUbyJoanne Kukanza Easley SCROLL DOWN FOR GIVEAWAY! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sweet Jane Joanne ACKukanza Easley’s debut novel2019 Wisdom-Faulkner Award finalist2020 Adult Fiction winner Texas Author Project A drunken mother makes childhood ugly. Jane runs away at sixteen, determined to leave her fraught upbringing in the rearview. Vowing never to return, she …

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#FridayReads – Book Excerpt

It seems like I can’t get too far from one calamity, then I’m on to the next. It’s been that way most of my life. I can remember my stepmother saying that I was so accident prone, just like one of my brother-in-laws, and she was always waiting to see who was going to need …

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