Book Review: Submerged by A.M. Deese

What this book is about: This is book 2 of the Dance of the Elements series by Deese, which is fully enveloped in the element of Water. Book 1 was all about Jura and now in this book, we meet Coral of the sea people and are drawn deeper into the world and our understanding … Continue reading Book Review: Submerged by A.M. Deese

From the book club: The Wayward Pines Trilogy by Blake Crouch

Here's a new book reading segment that will appear here from time to time. I recently joined a book club and so I've been doing some extra reading and actually getting to sit down face-to-face with other people to talk BOOKS! Truthfully I don't think I'm going to do my traditional book review format with … Continue reading From the book club: The Wayward Pines Trilogy by Blake Crouch

Trials of the intrinsically motivated writer…

I mentioned a bit ago that I'm an intrinsically motivated writer (which, in all honesty, I think writers must be to continue to do this thing day after day, week after week, month after month, and so on). If you're unfamiliar with motivation, intrinsic motivation is that which comes from inside you. You do it … Continue reading Trials of the intrinsically motivated writer…

Book Review: Half the Battle by Dr. Jon Chasteen (GIVEAWAY!)

What this book is about: Christians can often feel pressure to stuff down their pain and pretend that all is well. Dr. Chasteen examines several accounts from the Bible of people who experienced deep pain and walks through how God was with them not only in their pain, but catalyzed their healing process. What I … Continue reading Book Review: Half the Battle by Dr. Jon Chasteen (GIVEAWAY!)

Book Review: Inspired Mama by Sez Kristiansen

What this book is about: This nonfic is a call to mothers to step outside the bounds of motherhood for just a moment to find themselves and honor their unique personhood outside their role as caretaker of tiny humans. What I liked: The writing. Oh my. Sez has a way with words that just flow … Continue reading Book Review: Inspired Mama by Sez Kristiansen

Book Review: Wild Worlds (Crash Course) by Mitch Larkins

What this book is about:  This LitRPG novel follows Uriel and Bairn as their lives collide and they end up needing each other to survive, at least for a little while. Uriel is super secretive about her life and Bairn, well, he talks too much and struggles to level up. It's only his engineering skills … Continue reading Book Review: Wild Worlds (Crash Course) by Mitch Larkins

Book Review: Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders

What this book is about:  Mira and Ava Goodwin are twins born in the near-future United States in this dystopian future sci-fi novel. However, the U.S. has strictly adopted a One Child law and their father is the director of the department that enforces this law. The girls spend their entire lives pretending to be … Continue reading Book Review: Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders