Tag : Writers

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Writing a blog is one thing that most bloggers never want to give up.  They write reviews, and other types of blog posts. They challenge others with what they have to say in the art of writing online. The idea that blogs are never going to “end” is because everyone knows about them. That’s not …
On Tuesday July 14, 2015 one of the anticipated books of 2015 hits the shelves. Armada by Ernest Cline has been awaited by fans since Ready Player One was released in 2011. With Ready Player One coming to the big screen, directed by none other than Steven Spielberg. No cast list has appeared online just …
When I started reading The Winter Family by Clifford Jackman I had some idea of how dark it was. I was told by a colleague that this book would probably scare the pants off of me. That Clifford Jackman wrote these characters so well that their dark personalities were palpable. Since I have read everything …
It takes a lot to be a leader. Are you one?   Being a Leader           It’s not anyone who can lead, and in an industry which expects bestsellers and popular writers and everything in between, it can be harder to find a person who ‘leads’ in this industry.  There is …
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume takes the crown of by far the most captivating read that I have read in my lifetime. Like any young woman I was introduced to Judy Blume through her young adult novels. The first one that I ever read was Blubber, and I loved it. Even though I was the resident …
When I worked in a bookstore Nice is just a Place in France by The Betches flew off the shelves. Masses of twenty-somethings, all looking like extras from the movie Mean Girls, pouted when the shelf was bare. Yes, they pouted. This humor book, based on the website Betches Love This, but Nice Is Just …
I’ve seen a lot of pictures with the difference between a leader and a boss.   Boss, Leader, Builder? Almost everyone talks about wanting to become a leader or to lead like ‘this guy’ or ‘this lady.’ They aren’t wrong, but they aren’t right. As a writer, it becomes harder because by nature, we ‘lead’ …
I read The Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley and I’m not sure how I feel about it as I write this review. I was aware of the premise of the book from the description on the back, but when I started reading it I felt that it should have gone on a completely different story …
The Truth According to Us I had read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Annie Barrows, and her aunt Mary Ann Shaffer back in 2009. I also read the Ivy and Bean series with my daughter that Annie Barrows does with Sophie Blackall. But when the new Annie Barrows book The Truth According …
Royal Wedding, by Meg Cabot I was fortunate enough to get my hands on an advance reading copy of Royal Wedding, by Meg Cabot. What is interesting to note, is that this is the first book in the Princess Diaries series that is an adult title. The book will be released on June 2, 2015, I …
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