Shawn L. Bird

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Shawn is an author and high school teacher living in the beautiful Shuswap Lake region of British Columbia, Canada with her brilliant, musical husband. She is a former exchange student and a proud member of Rotary, and so she is out to change the world in many ways. Shawn osaa puhua Suomen kieli. Shawn peut parler français.

Come explore with her through blog, Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook. She is busily working on the third of the Grace Awakening series, while researching for the next series, writing short stories, and novels in a different genres. Of course, during the school year there are students, reading, and marking. There are still dreams and there is still poetry.

Always poetry.


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Warrior, stands, raised hand answer every question to bring justice to a depraved land. Warrior stands warning of the beast eager to devour. tells how it mauled, and it whines, growls, evades responsibility. The beast does not know it is a beast, but the warrior knows. The warrior warns. As the beast prowls and pretends […]
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A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
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Wow! A lot happens in this one!

Love the ending.

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Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny
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I am on the wait list for Book 3, but this was available. It referred so often to events of Book 3 I found myself wishing I'd read them in order.

I've read other books in the series out of order without any issues (1-15-8-2-4 so far). I'd say read 3 a
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The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny
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Wow! That one was intense!

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A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny
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A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny
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Still Life by Louise Penny
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The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny
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Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman
Crazy Hair
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I downloaded thinking this was a regular length work, but it turned out to be a picture book length poem. Fun for kids.
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Lethal White by Robert Galbraith
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Well, this was a page turner!

Thoroughly enjoying development of these characters and the excellent, suspenseful plot. J. K Rowling is a master!
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Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness
Time's Convert
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I have discovered from this book that I loathe flash back.
I struggled with the story of Marcus's past, Phoebe's present, and the continuation of the Diana and Matthew story. I found it choppy and irritating flipping about.
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“Good characters make you feel like you have new friends, don’t they? You have to re-read the books just to visit with them again. Grace Awakening. Book one: Awakening Dreams”
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“You are the common denominator in all your life experience. (Book 2- Awakening Power)”
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“Like ancient honey, a first love remains ever incorruptible despite the passage of time. Though the boy may no longer exist, the memory of him is always pure and sweet. (Book 2, Awakening Power)”
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“I am Switzerland. I refuse to be affected by territorial disputes between mythical creatures.”
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“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
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“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”
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“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.”
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“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”
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