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Book Day!

I’m still recovering from the past Saturday’s Baltimore Marathon … which was AWESOME!! … so today’s post is going to be a quick and easy one about my recent unboxing from Book Outlet! I just love watching BookTubers’ unboxing videos on YouTube. They remind me of my good ole’ Book Days that I talked about in this post, [...]

How to rekindle your love for reading

“The MORE that you READ, the more THINGS you will know, the MORE you learn, the MORE places you’ll GO!”   Oh, Dr. Seuss, how right you are! Yertle the Turtle was my favorite of his as a kid. I must have read it a hundred times, as well as any other book I could get my hands [...]

Friday Five: Five Books on my October TBR List

October is going to be a super busy month for me. I’m thisthisclose to finally finishing The Glory Girls of Stockyard County … which needs to be retitled since I’m taking out the livestock auction setting … and I’m rewriting a picture book plus gearing for NaNoWriMo, (National Novel Writing Month,) and running a marathon. But as [...]

Baltimore Book Fest and Just Write Conference Recap!

I’m still pooped from this past weekend! It was long but oh-so-wonderful, between the Baltimore Book Festival and Just Write Conference at the Bel Air branch of the Harford County Library. On Friday, the Baltimore Book Festival didn’t begin until 11:00, but I arrived at 9:00 to help Kathy MacMillan set up. (She wrote the upcoming Sword and [...]

A Walk in the Woods … and a lesson for living

“Writers don’t die. They either drink themselves to death or blow their brains out.” On Monday, we decided to celebrate Labor Day the lazy way by seeing a movie with my dad rather than have our usual cookout seeing as how my boys are back in college, it was hot, and I was pooped from running 18 [...]

When I was younger, my mom never understood why I would read some books over and over and over again, since I knew exactly what was going to happen. But to me, my favorite books were like comfort food and sometimes, I don’t want to guess how things will turn out. I don’t want surprises. [...]