Tag: Love

  • Girl on Fire: You only live once

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+Linkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser December 31, 2015] Tonight marks the final of the past 365 days in 2015. At midnight tonight, we will ring in a shiny new year. And with 2016 comes all those things people try to achieve, but may not actually accomplish: resolutions. Resolution: /reze-looSH(e)n/: noun, a firm decision […]

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  • Book Review: The White Rose by Amy Ewing

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The White Rose Author: Amy Ewing Series: Lone City #2 Published: October 2015 Publisher: HarperTeen Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 I was perusing the Barnes and Noble app on my phone when I came across a book with a shiny white cover of a flower and a girl in the center. […]

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  • Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Last Olympian Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians Published: May 2009 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 I finally finished the fifth and final installment of Rick Riordan’s first Greek gods series, and I must say I’m so glad I hunkered down and dove in. Riordan’s […]

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  • Book Review: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Battle of the Labyrinth Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #4 Published: May 2008 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Pages: From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 7/10 And we’re back. In the fourth installment of American author Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, we see Percy and his friends battle through […]

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  • Book Review: Mother of Eden by Chris Beckett

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: Mother of Eden Author: Chris Beckett Series: Dark Eden #2 Published: 2015 Publisher: Broadway Books Pages: 480 From: Barnes and Noble Rating: 9/10 Chris Beckett came out of left field. The British author, who does social work as well as writing novels, wrote a novel called Dark Eden, which takes a biblical approach […]

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  • Girl on Fire: Life is short

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+Linkedin[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, April 2, 2015] As I get older, I keep learning new life lessons. Recently, the lesson that has been playing over and over in front of me is that life is short, and we must take chances. My heart goes out to fellow firefighter Kevin Webb, his son […]

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  • Book Review: The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison

    Share me!TwitterPinterestFacebookRedditTumblrStumbleUponemailGoogle+LinkedinTitle: The Kiss Author: Kathryn Harrison Published: 1997 Publisher: Random House Pages: 207 From: Drake Public Library While I was reading Kathryn Harrison’s disturbing memoir, The Kiss, I was also reading several other books. Those books were a lifesaver. They broke up the dark themes woven throughout the memoir I picked up at a […]

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