There’s more stirring in the ‘Glades than pythons and manatees… [Book Review]

Mystery, romance, animals, and a great setting - what's not to love? Last year, I went to the Lone Star Lesfic Festival in Austin, Texas to rub elbows with some of the greats of lesbian fiction. While I was there, I met a lot of authors whose books I had loved in the past, but … Continue reading There’s more stirring in the ‘Glades than pythons and manatees… [Book Review]

Changing Why Me? into Why Not? in a kids’ book by Julie Parker. [Book Review]

When I saw Julie Parker's post about her book, Why Me?, on Instagram, I knew it was something I wanted my kids to read. So I asked her if I could grab a review copy, and Ms. Parker happily obliged. My plan was a little different than the one I normally use when I review … Continue reading Changing Why Me? into Why Not? in a kids’ book by Julie Parker. [Book Review]

When life gives you lemons, turn them into something resembling lemonade. [Interview with Author Gabriel Wright]

Indie authors have held a special place in my heart for as long as I can remember. As an indie myself, I know what it takes to write, edit, publish, and market a book all on one's own. It's hard - but it's also incredibly rewarding. The author I'm talking about today knows exactly what … Continue reading When life gives you lemons, turn them into something resembling lemonade. [Interview with Author Gabriel Wright]

“The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” – Jane Austen

Look at a book. A book is the right size to be a book. They're solar-powered. If you drop them, they keep on being a book. You can find your place in microseconds. Books are really good at being books, and no matter what happens, books will survive. - Douglas Adams   2016 Goodreads Reading … Continue reading “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.” – Jane Austen

2 Things I Learned from 3 Years of Reading Challenges

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you celebrated with the people you care about most on New Year's Eve, and recuperated enough on New Year's Day to feel bright-eyed and bushy-tailed again this morning. What's on the agenda today? Reading, of course! I was going back through my old blog posts, the ones I managed … Continue reading 2 Things I Learned from 3 Years of Reading Challenges

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A. [Book Review]

As the parent of two neurodivergent children, I tend to read a lot about the ways our brains function. Some of this is centered around neurotypical (so-called "normal") brains, but most of it is research on neurodiversity. This book was recommended to me by several therapists and doctors before I finally picked it up. I … Continue reading The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A. [Book Review]

OUTSIDE REVIEW: Maladaptation by Adan Ramie (Reviewed by Sheena @ The Lesbian Review)

I was pleased as a kitten in a moving box when I ran across The Lesbian Review's assessment of my suspense novel, Maladaptation. I sent Sheena a copy of the book a while back for her honest review, but didn't expect the review to come back so soon, or as glowing. I think she liked … Continue reading OUTSIDE REVIEW: Maladaptation by Adan Ramie (Reviewed by Sheena @ The Lesbian Review)