★★★★ "I'll call a spade a spade and a bitch a bitch. You are a goddamn devil child and you always were." Jane Doe is...different. Has been ever since she was a child and she's learned to accept her differences - even use them to her advantages. She's already ruined the life of the man… Continue reading Problem Child – Victoria Allen Stone
★★★★★ Going through old cookbooks makes you realize that food is as trendy as fashion Authors Jenne and Miko are librarians by day and renegade chefs by night. As longtime fans of Little Women ( by Louisa May Alcott), the authors have read (and reread) (and re-reread) this series ever since they were young. As cooking enthusiasts, they (and… Continue reading The Little Women Cookbook – Jenne Bergstrom & Miko Osada
★★★★★ A cute new take on a classic! I was not a huge fan of the original tale - I think I was just too old for it when I went for a read. But, I rather enjoyed this version. The pulltabs were really cute and all of the moveable parts look (and feel) really study.… Continue reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Brooke Jordan
★★★★ What rocked her to the core was that the person she had idolized was just as screwed up as she was. Jessica Nichols - aspiring author - has done everything she can. She's written books, edited and re-edited, and pounded the pavement. She had no idea how she would catch someone’s attention if they wouldn’t read… Continue reading Becoming Karen Carter – R.E. Sargent
★★★★★ Ahhh! This was so stinking cute - I still cannot get over how much I LOVE this cookbook. This book is designed to get kids into the kitchen and to foster their creativity. It starts with a (surprisingly helpful) overview of the responsibilities and dangers associated with cooking. Not only does it tell them what to… Continue reading The Munchy Munchy Cookbook for Kids – Pierre Lamielle
A fabulous blogger and a fantastic interview!
What inspired you to start writing?
I’ve been writing since I was a kid—like third and fourth grade. I used to write little stories in pencil, complete with my own terrible illustrations, and read them aloud to my parents. Nothing in particular inspired me to do it other than the fact that it’s what I wanted to do. Writing has always been wired into my personality. Still is.
Who inspires you to continue writing?
At this point, writing is simply what I do, and it’s my job. So, I don’t need much inspiration. However, in high school and college, I had several teachers and professors who went out of their way to support and encourage my work. That was…
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★★★★ Dayna peered at her reflection in the mirror. She was sick of her life. Dayna Dalton is used to be looking down on. Her mother, Becky, was called...free spirit at best and a loose woman at worst, and that reputation has haunted Dayna ever since. Dayna never knew her father because of that, the whole town… Continue reading The Devil and Dayna Dalton – Brit Lunden