Having previously been introduced to Janeen Ippolito’s writing in her short story, “Superhero Publicist”, in the “Hall of Heroes” anthology, I jumped at the opportunity to request and receive a free copy of “Lawless: the Ironfire Legacy” for the purposes of a review. The characters really brought this book to life for me. The tangledContinue reading “Book Review: Lawless by Janeen Ippolito”
Melanie Schubert’s #GregoryAndTheGrimbockle is a heart-warming tale of adventure that underscores the hidden connections binding us all.
“Found” by Margaret Peterson Haddix is the first book in her New York Times Bestselling series The Missing. It is a middle-grade science fiction story published in 2008. A mysterious event and its cover up launch the reader on a journey to discover the truth, where adoption and family are central themes. While intended forContinue reading “Book Review: Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix”
The first break was unexpected. Ellie Mae had been securely attached to the harness. She did not go far, and I was easily able to reattach what was left of it to the leash. That was my second mistake. The first was bringing a dog in heat to a playground at the city park. EllieContinue reading “Fostering Ellie Mae”
The other day, I stumbled upon a thought-provoking article by Alexander Nazaryan titled Why Writers Should Learn Math. It was a persuasive article discussing the abstract and imaginative thinking needed for higher level mathematics and how that style of thinking benefits an author’s writing. Before you throw the book at me, let me start byContinue reading “Patterns and Prose”