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Barbara Brooke

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Barbara Brooke writes from the comfort of her home in sunny Florida. Although she's frequently distracted by her supportive husband, two adorable children, gorgeous greyhounds, scruffy mutt, and egg-dropping chickens, she's always eager to create new worlds and interesting characters for her next book.

Beyond Glimmers

Awards for Glimmers:
eLit Book Awards (Illuminating Digital Publishing Excellence)2012 ~ First place in Romance
Kindle Book Review Best Indie Author 2012 ~ Semifinalist in Romance
New York Book Festival 2012 ~ Runner-up in Romance
Finalist in the Prize Writer Competition 2015

Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest – Oh, my!

I have a confession to make … I’m swamped, but in agood way.

Here it is:

Sinceintroducing you toGlimmers I published a middle-grade fantasy novel, The Serpent’s Ring. I’ve been promoting via various channels: classroom visits, facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. I’m lucky tohave 30 different sites hosting my middle-grade fiction blog tour. Basically, I’ve been writing guestsposts,answering intervie...

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Published on September 23, 2012 16:14
Average rating: 3.52 · 203 ratings · 59 reviews · 1 distinct work

3.52 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Victoria Simcox has drawn me into yet another one of her fantastical books, and I believe this one could be my favorite. Bernovem is a wondrous place full of enchanting characters, mysterious amulets, and magical potions. The storytelling painted a ...more
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After reading “The Warble,” I was excited to dive into its sequel, “The Shard.” Victoria Simcox definitely delivered on this continuing tale of fifteen-year-old Kristina Kingsly. Kristina came alive the moment she was transported to Bernovem where ...more
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I read “The Warble” to my 9 & 11-year-old kids. From chapter one, they related to the pre-teen struggles of main character Kristina. I enjoyed finding elements from some of my favorite books mixed into this adventure story. The main character ...more
The Serpent's Ring by H.B. Bolton
"Before Aegir, the Norse god of the sea, uses his massive authority to overflow the domains on Earth completely, Claire, brother Evan and a posse of improbable heroes, obligate to save the Serpent’s Ring. The Norse Aegir possesses it, due to it bei..." Read more of this review »
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" Sadly it has taken me so long to get to this book although I have been dying to read it. The verdict is that it was as good, if not better, than what I was hoping that it would be.

Basically the story is an interesting one where the are more than..." Read more of this review »
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"I started reading this book with a lot of reservations but was very pleasantly surprised at how well I enjoyed the reading. The concept of being able to see other people's memories based upon touching something they have owned is interesting enoug..." Read more of this review »
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“Drama entered my home last week, but I ushered it to the door and tossed it to the curb.”
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“Always choose the adventure ... unless, it's chilly outside and there's a cup of warm coffee resting near a book and comfy sofa.”
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“A dark-chocolate truffle melts in my mouth, and I forget about everything else ... even the fact that I'm on a diet.”
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“Toys have taken over my family room. I watch Mary Poppins, and no matter how many spoonfuls of sugar I eat, action figures won’t march into a bin with the snap of my fingers.”
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