monday morning musings

Book Tour: A Beggar’s Bargain by Jan Sikes

A BEGGAR’S BARGAIN The Bargainer Series, Book OnebyJan Sikes Historical Fiction / Literary FictionPublisher: Fresh Ink GroupDate of Publication: March 12, 2024Number of Pages: 324 pages  Scroll down for Giveaway! A shocking proposal that changes everything Desperate to honor his father’s dying wish, Layken Martin vows to do whatever it takes to save the family …

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Memories are Treasures

Yesterday, Easter Sunday, while talking with one of my sons, the conversation moved from talking about guitars and guitar players – one very talented one I recently met on Twitter Matt Steady – to my father – a talented player himself – to my father’s dementia from Alzheimer’s. Whew! That’s one of the longest, disconnected …

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Cursing and Praying

Mark Twain once said that “under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer,” and people have been swearing as long as they’ve been praying. That’s an interesting tidbit of trivia about Mark Twain, and it is a fact that folks have used colorful language for a lot more than describing pretty flowers or what’s on …

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God’s Grace and Humor from Slim Randles

A friend sent me this devotional the other day and it has a good message for us, no matter what God we believe in. The world is royally messed up, and many of us are spinning, emotionally and mentally through that as well as personal challenges. “It is easy to feel fearful and discouraged when …

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It’s Sale Time For Read An eBook Week

If you’re not familiar with Read an eBook Week, it was founded by Smashwords author Rita Toews in 2004 and is the longest-running international celebration of eBooks and the readers who love them. It’s also longest-running Smashwords sale, going all the way back to 2009. I’ve been part of the annual celebration since 2010 and it has always been …

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Book Blitz: Amethyst the Shallows

AMETHYST, THE SHALLOWSThe Companion Novel toThe Aquamarine SurfboardBy KELLYE ABERNATHY Young Adult / Magical Realism / Coming of AgeAtmosphere Press296 pagesFebruary 6, 2024 NEW RELEASE! So happy to showcase this new book in the magical series featuring some wonderful, charming characters. I really enjoyed The Aquamarine Surfboard, and I’m eager to read this second story. …

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Mush You Huskies

It’s the time of the year when dog-sledders get serious about preparing for the annual Iditarod Dogsled Race that starts the first Saturday in March in Anchorage, Alaska. Slim Randles participated in the first race, and today on the blog he’s sharing a memory of a chance encounter in 1974 when folks were gathering to …

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