Book Review: Pale Highway

Pale Highway by Nicholas Conley 2015.  400 pages.  Genre: Science Fiction Final Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Summary: Gabriel Schist is spending his remaining years at Bright New Day, a nursing home. He once won the Nobel Prize for inventing a vaccine for AIDS. But now, he has Alzheimer’s, and his mind is slowly... Continue Reading →

Field of Despair

As the light began to fade, she found herself standing in a tall grassy field with shadows looming over the horizon. The gentle breeze played with her hair as she listened to the sound of the cicadas drown out her thoughts. She wasn’t sure why she was there. She wasn’t even sure how she had... Continue Reading →

Looking Back

He was never that guy that made my nerves implode His eyes were like oceans that hold endless horizons. He was a sunny day, and I once soaked in his rays A safe and warm home that I once called my own. He never made me lose any sleep. He never made my appetite weak.... Continue Reading →

Book Series Review: Pet Vet

Pet Vet, 6 book series by Darrel & Sally Odgers 87-91 page range Genre: Children’s Books Age Range: 7 – up Grade level: 2-3 Books in Series:  Cranky Paws The Mare's Tale Motorbike Bob Python Problem The Kitten's Tale The Pup's Tale Summary:  It is Trump's job to help the sick animals and Trump's dog... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Uglies

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld 2005. 425 pages. Series: Uglies, Book 1 Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult Final Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars   Summary:  Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can't wait. In just a few weeks she'll have the operation that will turn her from a repellent ugly into a... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Its Name Was Enza

Its Name Was Enza by Robert Hinson 2001. 88 pages. Genre: Historical Fiction First Sentence: Young Sallee opened the lid of her Grandmother Sug's personal keepsake box as she helped her mother clean out the last remaining items from the room at the nursing home, where her grandmother had recently died at the age of... Continue Reading →

Reminder of What We Were

Old poetry from all those years ago, Awakens feelings in me That won’t let go. I’ve thought a lot about this, Just so you know. I think I understand now What I should have already known. My memory plays tricks on me, but I can not deny what was written in those days in which... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Sailing in Style

Sailing in Style by Dana Mentink 2015. 220 pages. Series: Love By Design, Book 2, Harlequin Heartwarming Genre: Romance Final Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Summary:  Piper Brindle has spent her entire adult life trying to live down the stigma of her family's checkered history. The one bright spot was Cy Franco, the talented... Continue Reading →

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