The Writer's Life

The Joys of Rereading

My mother is a speed reader, and she has this uncanny habit of rereading her favorite books over and over, again.  There are a couple of favorite authors that she enjoys reading and would often venture out of her comfort zone to read new and exciting books; periodically landing her a new favorite author. When… Continue reading The Joys of Rereading

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Sarah Addison Allen’s First Frost

Here we are, back with the Waverly family and their enchanted lives! The story continues from Garden Spells to First Frost as members of the Waverly clan, albeit a few years older with new additions, anticipate their first frost of the season in their Southern home. Claire Waverly chucked her catering business to bank on the profits of making… Continue reading Sarah Addison Allen’s First Frost

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Another Adventure with Garden Spells

Have you ever had so much change in your life that you needed something constant to feel comfortable?  Or, are you in a permanent rut and need a little change to shake things up?... CLICK TO READ MORE!

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Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake

Kate’s husband passed away a year ago.  After her period of grief, she decides to take back control of her life and begin anew.  While packing to leave the home they once shared, her daughter finds a postcard of Lost Lake, and it sparks memories; giving Kate a strong desire to visit. Upon their arrival,… Continue reading Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake

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The Peach Keeper

This story begins with an invitation to a gala celebrating the society’s 75th Anniversary at the restored manor that was once owned by the Jackson family. Intermingled with romance, mystery, intrigue, and an element of magic, The Peach Keeper takes you through a moment in Willa’s and Paxton’s life as the two learn what it means to be a friend and how to open their hearts to love.

The Writer's Life

Frustrations with the Written Word

It is week 15, and I am eight books behind schedule. Lately, I have been stumbling on one bad book after another and frankly, it is getting frustrating...