I was immersed in this book from the beginning. The prologue hooked me and pulled me to its painful but satisfying end. This novel made me do all the things great books do. Think. Feel. Wonder. Laugh. Cry. Reflect. I was invested in the characters. I cried at every loss and celebrated at every triumph. Where the Lost Wander is a work of fiction made real by the depth and rawness and emotion of the writing. Amy Harmon painted a picture as vivid as any depicted by the artist portrayed in the novel. I didn’t want to put this book down and when it wasRead More →

There are some challenges in this writer’s life, but writing isn’t one of them. Writing is exhilarating! Creating characters, worlds, stories fuels my inner fire. Even this little snip of a blog stirs my creative being. Marketing however forces me to go beyond my inherent need for quiet and solitude. One thing I have learned from observation however is that persistence pays. I watched one author use social media over and over again to proclaim how great her books were. I finally took the bait and I wasn’t disappointed. Her persistence paid. Her series is really entertaining and she spoke her success into existence overRead More →

  As February wanes to a close and with it Black History month, I have closed the book on Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom. I had wanted to read the sequel since reading Mrs. Grissom’s novel, The Kitchen House. The book sat on my Kindle for some time and for some reason, I had not been able to dive into it. Fortunately I found a hardbound copy to add to my book collection. Once I opened the book, I read it to its satisfying end and hope Mrs. Grissom will continue to shed light on the era through the stories of Pan, Kitty andRead More →