So not only did Amazon screw us, but now we have to wait 24hrs while their Executive Relations Department fixes the glitch from their side. According to them we uploaded 4 pages which was proven bullshit. This was their FAULT! They have screwed us big time and TIED will probab... Read more of this blog post »
Nope! In fact, tail wagging is its own canine language. According to Discovery.com, dogs wag their tails to the right when they're happy and to the left when they're frightened. Wagging low means they're insecure; and rapid tail wagging acco... Read more of this blog post »
-Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Translation: Keep your head down, your nose out of other p... Read more of this blog post »
A haunting story of yearning, love and betrayal from the bestselling author of Thornwood House.
Lucy Briar has arrived home in turmoil after years overseas. She’s met her fiancé in London and has her life mapped out, but something is holding her back.
Hoping to g...Read more of this blog post »
After making a conscious effort to change my pessimistic ways, I thought I had finally become the person I wanted to be – positive, kind and well…likeable. Now, I think it’s safe to say I was wrong.
For so long I’ve convinced myself that there would be no one who would accept me as I am, and that...Read more of this blog post »
Voglio bene a Banana Yoshimoto da tanto, tantissimo tempo, ormai. Ha rappresentato il mio primo approccio a una letteratura diversa da quella occidentale e subito mi sono innamorata del suo modo di sentire il mondo. Come parlare per la prima volta con qualcuno e dopo una manciata di istanti aver...Read more of this blog post »
I am sadly old enough to remember the book, big in the 80s, called Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche. Throughout my childhood I never knew what quiche was, always regarding it as ‘otherworldly’, ‘foreign’, ‘not for the likes of us’. I lived in St Helens; seriously, it was not a very outward-looking place...Read more of this blog post »
“The one who serves you best will be your leader.”
Luke 22:26 TLB
The lessons Jesus taught us about life in the Kingdom turned the world upside down…
He told us, “Those who are last will be first and the first will be last” (Matt 20:16 NLV)—“Whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but wh...Read more of this blog post »
This season ahead is full of change for our family. I’m taking a big leap and starting homeschool with Grace. This means a lot of things are changing, namely my work schedule and what will be filling my brain and heart each day. The journey ahead isn’t just about teaching her to read and write an...Read more of this blog post »
Normaal gesproken werk ik gedurende de week best braaf mijn dagboekje bij, zodat ik niet op zondagmiddag op mijn wang kauw en denk; wat deed ik van de week ook al weer? Vandaag was mijn wordbestand nog behoorlijk leeg.. Want mijn week was intens druk. Misschien wel te druk. Na een werkweek van 59...Read more of this blog post »
Women are twice as likely as men to get depressed and studies have shown that not only are women more hormonal but we are much more relationship oriented. Women suffer depression over loss more easily than men as well. If they move to a new place and lose old friendships, they can easily get dep...Read more of this blog post »
This weekend I went back to preach at the church where I first came to the faith as a teenager, Woodlake United Methodist Church. They’re in the midst of a sermon series called ‘Curveball: When Life Doesn’t Play Fair.”
Here’s my sermon on Matthew 6.1-13, the portion of the Sermon on the Mount...Read more of this blog post »
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Pixel Min Min from Nintendo Arms! I love her character design so much, and this one was super fun to make.
Title: The Intuitives
Author: Erin Michelle Sky & Steven Brown
Genre: Young Adult, Urban Fantasy
My Rating: 5/5
Every public school student in America is taking a strange new test. Roman, the artist, Samantha, the genius, Mackenzie, the athlete, Daniel, the musician, Kaitlyn, the engeneer...Read more of this blog post »
Princess Samantha strode through the halls of the castle for the first time in three years. Once in her rooms she sent for her servant Anne. She pulled off her fox wrap and laid it across her bed. Anne stepped inside her room. “My lady you’re back.”
“Anne would you be so kind as to send for Carol...Read more of this blog post »
I am so excited and nervous!!!
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Melody has cerebral palsy. She can’t walk or talk, but she is smarter than most people, and has a photographic memory. Her classmates are quick to dismiss her, but she is determined to let them see her and not be defined by her disability.
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Haha, fooled ya!
Colonel Harland Sanders always said his original fried chicken was so delicious because it was prepared from a “secret recipe of 11 herbs and spices.” Perhaps at one time the delectable batter-coating did contain 11 herbs and spices. Today, however, KFC (the company that now own...Read more of this blog post »
La historia de la literatura de ciencia ficción — sobre todo la especulativa — tiene mucho que agradecer al desparpajo vulgar e imaginativo de las revistas pulp. No sólo se trataba de un vehículo atractivo para la difusión de géneros literarios que la mayoría de las editoriales consideraban meno... Read more of this blog post »
Two years ago today, at 4:30 in the afternoon, my life completely changed. I was a single mom with two kids, barely any money in my bank account, and a dream in book form. The phone rang, Swoon Reads offered me a two book deal, and I became a genuine, bona-fide mainstream YA author....Read more of this blog post »
If you’re ever in a situation where someone has reached a boiling point and is trying desperately to express themselves and the emotions they’ve been holding in for too long, please endeavor not to respond with something along the lines … Continue readingRead more of this blog post »
Porque siempre es fácil poner excusas...
Escribir no siempre apetece, menos aún con este calor sofocante que soportamos (sobretodo aquellos que no hemos ido al Celsius este año), y en eso de buscarnos pretextos para no trabajar los juntaletras somos genios.
De hecho, lo hacemos con tanto talento q... Read more of this blog post »
Cover Reveal! Family Matters, by Felicia Denise
Book: Family Matters
Series: In the Best Interest of the Child, Book 2
Author: Felicia Denise
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Release Date: July/August 2017
Goodreads: Short Link – http://bit.ly/FamilyMattersGRhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35197909-...Read more of this blog post »
After the pop culture explosion that is San Diego Comic-Con, we’re all trying to decompress. Looking for the calm and quiet away from Hall H, trying to find our happy place in the trailers we didn’t get a chance to watch, or catching up on announcements we somehow missed in the masses of people,...Read more of this blog post »
The first Cornish Writing Challenge ran from April-June, and drew in a variety of excellent short stories. Read on to find out more about runner-up Liz Carr, and read her submission, A Mere Mortal.
Liz Carr has been a writer and editor in higher education, for charities, and commerci...Read more of this blog post »
Chapter 7 of Ecclesiastes–another fascinating bit of ancient wisdom! While it did contain a sprinkling of sound relationship advice (especially what to avoid), it wasn’t a perfect match for our chapter of Thirty Thousand Days, “Love Deeply.” The closest fit for that idea would have come from Ec...Read more of this blog post »
Water, water, everywhereNor any drop to drink‘Rime of the Ancient Mariner’, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Well, hardly any drop fit to drink, at any r... Read more of this blog post »
An Impossible World
Publication date: July 25th 2017
Genres: Adult, Dystopian, Romance
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What would happen if terrorism spread and hate took over? What would the world become?
Isabella (Belle) Grey trained her entire adult life to protect those around her––training that would...
This is the beginning of a series of related articles where I document my journey making the 2017 iPad Pro 12.9 in model as my main computer. This is no doubt, inspired by the Macstories article written by Federico Viticci.Part One: Inception
I am writing this article on my new iPad Pro 2017 with...Read more of this blog post »
Here we have a look into the world of minimalism from our friends in Japan.
Generally, whenever there’s a book on minimalism, it’s laid out in a three part formula:
1. Person’s life before minimalism
2. Benefits of minimalism
3. Person’s life after minimalism
Somewhere in there is usually some ad...Read more of this blog post »
FINALLY--finishing up my last book project of the year and am gearing up for the busy time of my year, as opposed to the past seven months that have been so busy I haven't blogged much.
Confused yet? Welcome to my world.
First off, my n... Read more of this blog post »
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