Four Questions: A Blog Hop

About a week and a half ago, a friend of mine, Kayla, asked me to participate in a blog hop, and since I need to do something to get back in the groove of frequent blogging, and considering the fact that I’m on summer break, I decided to participate. What am I working on? Currently, I … Continue reading

The List: 10 Things I Can’t Live Without

Today, I came across a web article about Megan Follows, whom I have loved since childhood (thanks to her role as Anne Shirley), entitled “The List: actress Megan Follows tells us the 10 things she can’t live without,” and it prompted me to create my own. Though this probably isn’t the most sensational way to … Continue reading

A book review of mine published on ALAN Online

  The above image is a screenshot of the book review that I just had published on ALAN Online, a website for the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of the NCTE.   There doesn’t seem to be a way to permalink the review because of the website design, but I’m hopeful that it can be done … Continue reading

In Your Court

Paving the court hits me hard, makes me hurt, Pulls something out of me as the smothering past gasps. It feels like the end of all that I played for, Seeing the net folded and taken away. But Progress means more and that more needs Places that come from the loss of the game. I … Continue reading

Whiskey Beach: A Book Review

Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts Penguin Group, 2013, 496 pp. $27.95 Romance/Romantic Suspense/ Contemporary Fiction/Fiction ISBN: 978-0-399-15989-3 Boston lawyer Eli Landon’s life began to spin out of control when he came home and found that his estranged wife had been brutally murdered.  Because he was the police’s prime suspect, Landon eventually lost both his job … Continue reading

The Girl with the Pearl Ring

This weekend my roommate invited me to go the eighth annual Red Dress Gala, a local fundraiser for heart disease.  The theme was a black and white ’20s era design, reminiscent of The Great Gatsby.  I was more than happy to take her sister’s usual place at the table and get to wear costume jewelry and pearls … Continue reading