Diane Lynn McGyver

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Diane Lynn McGyver fell in love with the fantasy genre when an awesome dungeon master introduced her to Dungeons & Dragons at the age of 13. From there, she landed into the world created by Terry Brooks and then the ones by Mercedes Lackey. By the age of 19, she was truly lost to the other realm.

Her future goals are to complete the 10-book series and to live in a peel tower with her soul mate near the Atlantic Ocean where she’ll raise chickens, vegetables and Trouble.

I'm just here for the fun of it.
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Sneak Peak of My Next Project

Surviving the plane crash was the easy part. Olive Tweed planned her trip for two years. She’d vacation at Summer Beaver, gather the research material needed to write the next book and spend a few days hiking the vast wilderness. When she is called home unexpectedly and boards a chartered plane, she never dreamt it […]
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Average rating: 4.19 · 53 ratings · 20 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
Shadows in the Stone (The C...

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Nova Scotia - Life Near Water

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The Man Who Reads Obituaries

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Miss Tuttle's Lemon Tarts

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Fowl Summer Nights

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Dancing in the Shine

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Twistmas - The Season for Love

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Destiny Governed Their Live...

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PASSING IT ON before PASSING ON by H. L. Foster
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Rethinking Life and What Drives Us

When I first read Passing it on Before Passing On, I paused and thought about my life and how it was moulded by my thoughts and reactions. Our thoughts are powerful motivators and can lead us down different paths, so
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A Wonderful Way to Introduce Children to Chickens

Have you ever dreamt about raising chickens in your backyard? Do you want to learn more about the distinguishing characteristics of chickens? Running Wild with Bossy Boy introduces readers to a lucky f
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The Longest Road by Philip Caputo
"I loved it. It's a great narrative, with entertaining and interesting conversations with people all along the route from Key West to Deadhorse. The political observations were spot on. The running commentary on Fred (the Tundra) and Ethel (the Airstr" Read more of this review »
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A good effort that fell short
Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t read the book, this review contains pieces of the story that may hamper your enjoyment if you decide to read it.
I had high hopes for the story for two reasons: 1) For some odd reason titles t
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A Delightful Read for Children
Studies reveal unorganized play is vital to kids’ mental and physical development. Kids just need to be kids and to be allowed to explore their many interests without a rigid schedule. That’s What "Messy Jessy Gets Activ
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Have Bags, Will Travel by D.G. Kaye
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The opening sections had me nodding my head and smiling. Germs. While I’m not as obsessive about them as D. G. Kaye, I am a faithful hand-washer. Years ago, I began using my shirt, jacket or the paper towel I dried my hands with to open public washro ...more
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Wren In The Mist by Beth Hammond
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A short story, not a novel.

The first three scenes of the story were a little disjointed for me. The short opening scene is one far into the future. The next scene delivered me to a time when the main character, Thomas, was twelve. Tragedy strikes. Af
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“I won’t have you calling me Miss Tuttle. That’s what the doc calls me. And the lady at the bank. One takes my temperature and the other my money. Friends don’t take anything—they give.”
Diane Lynn McGyver, Miss Tuttle's Lemon Tarts

“A radiant glow enveloped Alaura. Soft eruptions of various shades of effervescent green danced in the air and frolicked in the locks of her dark blonde hair. Whispers of yellows and blues revealed themselves near the skin, kissing the air with each leap.”
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“A radiant glow enveloped Alaura. Soft eruptions of various shades of effervescent green danced in the air and frolicked in the locks of her dark blonde hair. Whispers of yellows and blues revealed themselves near the skin, kissing the air with each leap.”
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“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
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“I won’t have you calling me Miss Tuttle. That’s what the doc calls me. And the lady at the bank. One takes my temperature and the other my money. Friends don’t take anything—they give.”
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Cassandra Giovanni I just nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award!!!!!
http://cgiovanniwrites.wordpress.com/...


message 6: by Diane

Diane McGyver Thanks, Cassandra. Visitors to my blog really liked this picture, and I do, too.


Cassandra Giovanni I just wanted to say that I love the cover you decided on for Pockets of Wildflowers! It's lovely!


message 4: by Diane

Diane McGyver He's young, but he's quite a character and has a large vocabulary for his age. We call him 'the next Jim Carey'.


Cassandra Giovanni I thought he looked young!


message 2: by Diane

Diane McGyver Thanks, Cassandra. I'm glad you enjoyed it. It was fun putting together. The future comedian has been checking the view stats all week. He's looking to buy another Webkinz to add to his collection. lol.


Cassandra Giovanni Love your trailer and blog post on it!


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