Book Review: The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

The Princess Diarist Carrie Fisher Genre: Memoir   Starting this review is difficult. I had so many feelings as I read this book. It’s so deeply personal. Here is Carrie in 1976 filming Star Wars at 19 years old as well as what led to her taking the role of Princess Leia. We also meet … Continue reading Book Review: The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

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Book Review: Self-Editing on a Penny by Ashlyn Forge

Self-Editing on a Penny Ashlyn Forge Genre: Reference (Writing) Independent writers face most of their challenges when their draft is finished. Sure, you go through and do your first edit yourself but then what? You’ll see advice everywhere that you should hire a professional editor. In fact, there are several types of editors you’re supposed … Continue reading Book Review: Self-Editing on a Penny by Ashlyn Forge

Book Review: The Tempest by Charlotte Hawkins

The Tempest: A Gisborne Novel (The Gisbornes Book 1) Charlotte Hawkins Genre: Romance, Historical I chose this one for a light read. It didn’t disappoint. The Tempest is an alternate story in the time frame of Robin Hood but it isn’t about Hood. This story centers on Guy of Gisborne, a lord in the service … Continue reading Book Review: The Tempest by Charlotte Hawkins

Book Review: Love, Loss, and What We Ate by Padma Lakshmi

Love, Loss, and What We Ate Padma Lakshmi Genre: Memoir I became aware of Padma Lakshmi as the host of the cooking competition show Top Chef on the cable channel Bravo. I’ve always liked her and, although I knew she had been a model, I didn’t know much else. So when her book appeared in … Continue reading Book Review: Love, Loss, and What We Ate by Padma Lakshmi

Book Review: Caverns & Creatures Vol I by Robert Bevan

Caverns & Creatures: Volume I By: Robert Bevan   What if a group of table top role players found themselves physically dropped into the game world in the bodies of their characters? Well, the group of guys playing Caverns & Creatures get the answer to that question. When they anger the Cavern Master, they’re sent … Continue reading Book Review: Caverns & Creatures Vol I by Robert Bevan

Book Review: Daemons of Garaaga by Paul E. Cooley

The first draft of my work-in-progress (working title Oriana) is finished and I'm working away at the first edit. There's a lot of work to be done. I knew it was rough but as I'm reading through what I wrote, I'm seeing just how rough it is. Wow. I have so much work to do. … Continue reading Book Review: Daemons of Garaaga by Paul E. Cooley

Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

It has been a while since I last wrote a book review. I've gotten behind and that makes me annoyed with myself more than anything. But it's a new year and I'll endeavor to do better. I'm using a journal that takes after the idea of bullet journals. I like it a lot in place … Continue reading Book Review: Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones