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For Heidi Hanley, reading and writing is like breathing. On her 5oth birthday, she got serious about turning her passion for writing into a goal to publish. The result is The Prophecy, Book One of the Kingdom of Uisneach series. The Runes of Evalon, the second book in the series, is due out in May Heidi lives in New Hampshire beside the Connecticut River with her husband and a Scottish terrier. She has enjoyed a career as a Registered Nurse, Interfaith minister and is currently serving as a Hospice chaplain. When not working, you will find her reading, sneaking away to Maine, or and in the garden with the birds and faeries.

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The Wise Man’s Fear
The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day Two
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The Adem Way of Being

Imagine a place where homes are built into the landscape, unobtrusive and eco-friendly. Imagine a people who are communally and spiritually governed by a way of life that follows a path of integrity, honesty and equanimity. Imagine a people who converse with only the amount of words necessary and small hand m Read more of this blog post »
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I read this for a book club; it's not one I'd probably choose on my own, but I'm glad I read it. It has all the elements of a great story. Complex characters who make many mistakes and sometimes learn from them, mystery that wraps around itself and a ...more
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John Matthews is a grand scholar and a great artist. I AM on a quest for the Green Man and this gave me much to consider and explore on my journey. In some ways it was a bit more scholarly than I hoped for but the information was useful in understand ...more
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My head is spinning. So much to think about. You can call these young adult books. You can call them fantasy. But like the other great fantasy writers, these books are so much more than entertainment. They are repositories of wisdom. They really are ...more
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"Once there was a merchant who traveled far and wide, selling stars." One sentence of thousands in this book that made me sigh....I feel about The Starless Sea the same way I felt about Night Circus. I feel like maybe there's a much deeper meaning to ...more
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Anton Chekhov
“Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
Anton Chekhov

Maya Angelou
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

J.R.R. Tolkien
“The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Rabindranath Tagore
“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
but to be fearless in facing them.

Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but
for the heart to conquer it.”
Rabindranath Tagore, Collected Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore

Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

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