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Poetry Review: “Quiet Insurrections” by Daniel Klawitter

Title: Quiet Insurrections  Author:Daniel Klawitter Genre: Poetry Publisher: Kelsay Books Length: 58 Pages Available in paperback from Amazon.com  Friends, Let me just say it: Klawitter is good. I mean- he's really good.  I read a lot of poetry. I love poetry in all of it's forms. I love experimental poetry and modern poetry. I love spoken word poetry and… Continue reading Poetry Review: “Quiet Insurrections” by Daniel Klawitter

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Audio Book Review: “Influencer” by B. Hennessey

Title: Influencer: Building Your Social Brand in an Age of Media  Author: Brittany Hennessey Format: I read the Audible version (Also available on eBook and in paperbook) Length: 256 pages I saw the book Influencer, on a fellow book blogger's website. The review was so good that you could say I was 'influenced," by the blogger to purchase… Continue reading Audio Book Review: “Influencer” by B. Hennessey

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Book Review: “Pika Bunny Has A Big Question” by W. Gilhula

Title: Pika Bunny and the Big Question  Length: 36 pages Genre: Children's Picture Book/ Educational Allegory Author: Wendy Gilhula Illustrator: Adrianna "Ad" Allegretti For more information, click here to visit the the author's website!      "Giving is the happiest love can be." -Mama Rabbit (From Pika Bunny and the Big Question by W. Gilhula)   Pika Bunny… Continue reading Book Review: “Pika Bunny Has A Big Question” by W. Gilhula

The Diary of a Hounslow girl written and performed by Ambreen Razia
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Audio Book Review: “Diary of Hounslow Girl,” by A. Razia

Title: Diary of a Hounslow Girl  Written & Performed by: Ambreen Razia Genre: One Act Play/ Drama/ One Woman Show Length: 1 hr. 37 minutes Producer: Audible Studios Available only from Audible Diverse Books from Audible Originals I read a lot of audio books and I have been a member of Audible for over a decade. … Continue reading Audio Book Review: “Diary of Hounslow Girl,” by A. Razia

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Poetry Review: “Unfollowing You” by K. Kapoor

Title: Unfollowing You  Author: Komal Kapoor Genre: Poetry Length: 176 Pages Publisher: McMeel Release Date: February 5, 2019 My Review:  Unfollowing You was a delightfully fun romp that explored what it feels like to fall in love in today's society.  Kapoor uses text messages, social media posts, and micro poems to vividly bring to life what it… Continue reading Poetry Review: “Unfollowing You” by K. Kapoor

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Poetry Review: “You Are Here” by Dawn Lanuza @DawnLanuza

Title: You Are Here Author: Dawn Lanuza Genre: Poetry Length: 144 pages Publisher: McMeel Release Date: February 12, 2019   I wish that I would have had this book years ago when I was in college. Lanuza’s direct and lovely lines speak right to the heart. Her words remind me of the lyrics to a… Continue reading Poetry Review: “You Are Here” by Dawn Lanuza @DawnLanuza

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Poetry Review: Here Are Girls Like Lions

Title: Here Are Girls Like Lions: Poems About Being A Woman Length: 99 pages Publisher: Chronicle Books Release Date: March 5, 2019 This beautiful collection is designed for those who can appreciate the art poetry in all of its manifestations. These poems are deep and complex. I was delighted to see some of my old… Continue reading Poetry Review: Here Are Girls Like Lions

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Problematic Reads: Made for the Journey by E. Elliot (Book Review)

Title: Made for the Journey: One Missionary's First Year in the Jungles of Ecuador (Note: This book is also listed under the title These Strange Ashes and was originally published in 1979) Author: Elisabeth Elliot Genre: Nonfiction/ Memoir/ Christian Length:  176 pages Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company   When Revell Reads sent me a free advanced reader copy of… Continue reading Problematic Reads: Made for the Journey by E. Elliot (Book Review)

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Book Review: Grief Day By Day by Jan Warner

Title: Grief Day by Day: Simple Practices and Daily Guidance for Living with Loss  Author: Jan Warner Length: 272 Pages Publisher: Althea Press Available from Amazon and free on Kindle Unlimited!   Reading Grief Day by Day gave me a great deal of comfort. The daily quotes that Warner selected were beautiful and deeply moving.… Continue reading Book Review: Grief Day By Day by Jan Warner

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Book Review: The Midwife of Borneo

Title: The Midwife of Borneo: The True Story of a Geordie Pioneer Author: Wendy Grey Rogerson and Barbara Fox Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge Genre: Christian nonfiction/ Memoir I have always wanted to go on a mission trip to a foreign country. There was even a point during my college years when I seriously considered dropping out of… Continue reading Book Review: The Midwife of Borneo