I am sure He was calling to me even before I recognized His voice or my need to respond. That's the way it is with Holiness... Read more of this blog post »
He hopes to settle the best third of his kingdom on his youngest daughter, Cordelia, knowing very well that she loves him more than Goneril or Regan, and hoping he can depend on her l... Read more of this blog post »
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
'Irène' (originally 'Travail Soigné') is Pierre Lemaitre's debut novel and the first to feature Commandant Camille Verhœven. It is a dark and brutal novel, following Verhœven's investigation into multiple murders committed by a killer who becomes kn... Read more of this blog post »
How do you mend a broken heart when you are your own worst enemy? Melissa is lost and hasn’t the first... Read more of this blog post »
A friend, married for 48 years, says there is
The relationships of couples are an effective embodiment of the precariousness of our lives. If we meet someone we haven’t seen for several months, we hesitate to say: “Tell Franco hello from me.” It’s better to find out first, through circumspect ques...Read more of this blog post »
Laundry, homework, bills, the bathroom, and even set alarms are common Catalysts (though a true early riser has no need of an alarm). C... Read more of this blog post »
Well, now that I've fixed that big derp in the title of my last blog post from last night, I can start the one for today. I'll jump right into my somewhat revelatory moment from this morning with the equation I had come up with.
Disproportionate Success + Being (or Being Made into) an 'Othe... Read more of this blog post »
In completely unshocking news, finally treating my previously undiagnosed ADD (with medication that took a month to be authorized by my insurance company) has markedly improved my quality of life in just a single day. I can’t believe I made it to the age of 31 never knowing this was a problem tha...Read more of this blog post »
HOW IS THE GYM STILL SO HOT AND HUMID. Come on, Hawai’i. This climate cannot be a surprise by now and a/c is one of humankind’s greatest inventions.
But… probably shouldn’t use it because global warming.
I remain conflicted. And sweaty. Blech.
I have tried to put into words my reactions to the GO...Read more of this blog post »
2. "Do you do anything interesting or important, in terms of scholarship, research, academic activities?"
Interesting or important to who? . . .
If 'no,' then why not? (There are legitimate reasons and challenges, and others that aren't so good). If 'yes,'...Read more of this blog post »
Hey y’all! Today I have a special review for y’all. Miss Kellyn Roth is releasing a prequel to her Lady of the Vineyard series called Goldfish Secrets. I’ve loved Kellyn’s books, and this one was no exception. There’s also a fun giveaway, so be sure to check out the bottom of the post for that.Read more of this blog post »
After ditching a troubled relationship—and her veterinary practi... Read more of this blog post »
As soon as plans for a We Were the Lucky Ones TV series were announced, Jewish Journal’s Hollywood Schmooze column featured news of two Holocaust-themed books – We Were the Lucky One is one of them – to be adapted for the screen. The article notes, “Old 320 Sycamore has optioned Georgia Hunter’s...Read more of this blog post »
Thanks for understanding,
written by Kurt Baumeister July 10, 2018 (ran initially at Entropy Magazine)
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other word would smell as sweet;”
– Juliet, Act II, Scene II of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
In school, we’re taug...Read more of this blog post »
Do you ever sit down to read a book and get nowhere? Maybe it's a book you were previously enjoying. Or maybe you st... Read more of this blog post »
This online event will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9;00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST.
MY SUMMER (WITH ROBOTS) is Marsh's third YA novel and the launch will be celebrated by giveaways... Read more of this blog post »
Each week (give or take one here and there) I share three things I like – It could be a book, a movie, a podcast, an album, a photo, an article, a restaurant, a food item, a beverage, or anything else I simply enjoy and think you might too. You can find a whole pile of things, especially books, I...Read more of this blog post »
Wow, long time no post!
I’ve been asked to put a rundown of all the Office Alien races in one place. I understand how people can get confused, especially since there’s only a letter or two difference between some of them. So let’s get started!
Big ravenous bugs that just run around eating an...
Dear readers, tonight with me is a major in the Commonwealth Marine Corps. He is here to tell us about his career as a space-marine, the alien planets he visited, and the lifeforms he found there — at least, tell us as much as he can without needing to kill us afterwards.Tell us a little about... Read more of this blog post »
Here’s a new form of relationship brought about by the October Revolution. It’s a prisoners’ bedroom in a gulag:
Political scientist Jodi Dean is actually a revolutionary communist.
I have increasingly little doubt that people like Dean — h...Read more of this blog post »
“Hardy is working his way through that difficult journey of discovering not only who he is and what he wants out of life– but also finding, or better, defining what love means for him. ‘Young and In Love?’ is a very sexy, fun reading experience. I like that author Gary Garth McCann doesn’t allow...Read more of this blog post »
Author Adite Banerjie shares her experience or rather the 'How I did it' details about her recent bestseller rom-com, 'Bombay Heights'.
If you are a writer or an aspiring writer, I am sure you will find this... Read more of this blog post »
I’m going to be part of two stops on Scholastic’s Find Your Story Tour this October, along with Scott Westerfeld, Ally Carter, Elliot Schrefer, Kody Keplinger, Justina Chen, and Sarah Darer Littman. You can find me in San Francisco at Towne Center Books on Oct 22, or in San Diego at Mysterious Ga...Read more of this blog post »
(for details of each picture, see below)Last month I blogged about the correct way to refer to dukes and lesser peers in narrative. You can find that blog post here. This post tackles the subject of titles of married daughters... Read more of this blog post »
On May 8 of this year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans for new resources for girls and boys, young women, and young men coming in 2020. Some have wondered if camps and activities would continue to be a part of the experience for children and youth.
In response to th...Read more of this blog post »
I guess I needed more time away than I thought. I'm very sorry for ta... Read more of this blog post »
Are you following JQ on instagram? If you are you got to see this:
We’re getting close to release date: November 20! That means a real excerpt will soon be posted. Subscribe to JuliaQuinn.com News to get notified whenever new content is posted.Read more of this blog post »
Why did a Cathay Pacific Boeing aircraft require a repaint? And what act now carries a €500 fine in Florence? Test your knowledge of the latest happenings in the travelsp...Read more of this blog post »
We had been intrigued, no obsessed, with visiting the isolated island nation for nearly a decade, ever since our eldest sent photos and videos of her trip. In typical Gypsynester fashion went right for the weird stuff... CONTINUE READING >>
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I’m registered to vote. Are you? You can find out how to do it at https://vote.gov/. But the window to register in many states closes soon, so do it now. Nothing could be more important. Do it now!
More than 200 writers are participating in this action. If you want to join in, go to www.bookthevo...
Check out my events page if you want to know where I’ll be on the tour. I’ll try to update as soon as I get info from the organizers.
One of the first things people warned me when I started my career as an author way back in 2014 was that only blockbuster authors ever got to do book tours. Fortuna...Read more of this blog post »
This particular outtake was requested exactly as it is written, with Catherine and Siena spending time together and becoming friends. There are some for all the Legacy ladies, too, and I will some time get around to doing that but not before all my Legacy ladies are out in the world a... Read more of this blog post »
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