Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

  Title: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie Author: Alan Bradley Genre: Mystery Story: Precocious twelve year old Flavia de Luce of Buckshaw is the youngest of three girls in 1950. She is a self taught chemist and uses her multiple talents to solve the mysterious death of a stranger in the family cucumber patch. Harriet […]

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WordPress Wish List

I admittedly have limited experience with all of the different blogging sites. I have only tried a couple, and once I experimented with WordPress – I was satisfied and stuck with it. I like the ease of sharing, I like the templates available, I like the scale of it (in terms of other users), I […]

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Much Needed Facelift

Did you  notice I’ve had some work done? I’ve decided to take the plunge and spend a little time updating my face – the face of my blog that is. It was just getting so old looking. I was uninterested and I’m guessing many of you were as well. Yes, I know…crafty of me. Nothing wrong […]

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The Balancing Act: Marketing, Reading, Writing

You can’t see it, but there is an M.B.A. behind my name. I pull it out occasionally like a magicians rabbit from his hat. “When I was in Graaaad School getting my M.B.A in MARKETING…” It usually only gets pulled out when I’m losing an argument (which sometimes has nothing to do with marketing but […]

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Book Review: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

Title: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper Author: Phaedra Patrick Genre: Realistic Fiction Story: Arthur Pepper lived happily ever after with Miriam until she died of cancer. While cleaning out her belongings on the anniversary of her passing, he discovered a charm bracelet hidden in one of her shoes. He doesn’t recognize it, and uses the charms […]

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Denial

This didn’t come without warning, and yet, strangely, I am wearing this denial like a badge of honor. I submitted a piece of flash fiction for the first time, and got my first denial, all in the matter of a month. I knew I was denied before I even opened the email. It came back […]

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More Than Just

I’m pretty generous with my “likes” and “follows” across all social media. I like to support others, especially because I know how great it feels to know others are just as interested in what I have to say. I came across a #bookagram that I really liked. She had a shout out for follow back. […]

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