White by Ted Dekker


Thomas Hunter isn’t sure which is more real, the virus that will kill practically every person on the planet in less than two weeks, or the Horde that threatens the existence of his people. The fate of two worlds rests in Thomas’s hands, and they are somehow connected. More than Thomas could have ever imagined. […]

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Red by Ted Dekker


Thomas Hunter leads two lives. In one world, he is trying to stop a virus from wiping out civilization. In the other, he is the leader of warriors who protect their people from a fallen enemy. The evidence of a link between these worlds grows, and Thomas must stay alive to change history, or both […]

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Black by Ted Dekker


When Thomas Hunter falls asleep in this world, he awakes in another. It’s a world where what we know as the spiritual is physically present. He lives there until he falls asleep, then he reawakens in this world. As he goes back and forth, he loses sight of what’s real. Is it this world or […]

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Will You Join Me On My Journey?


A couple of months ago I shared that I entered a writing contest as part of my plan to treat writing as a career and look for opportunities to be published. I’m still waiting on the results of that contest, but I want to share some things on my writing journey as a whole. I […]

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A Poison Dark and Drowning by Jessica Cluess


Henrietta Howel was brought to London as the first female sorcerer in centuries. She was the chosen one who would help defeat the Ancients terrorizing England, but she’s not the chosen one. Still, she must carry on for the public as though she is the one who will save them. It means that she and […]

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Read Like a Writer


I’m a reader. When I read, I read for entertainment. I love the escape. But I’m also a writer. Writers need to study the craft. One way to do that is to read like a writer. To that end, I did some research into exactly how one reads like a writer. I discovered this handy little […]

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Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves


In London, in the mid-1800’s, Anna Arden lives a life of high society, marked by the ability to use magic. Only she can’t perform the simplest of spells. But she can break them, though she doesn’t know how. There are some who believe that magic should be available to any who wish to use it. […]

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Finding the Groove


Finding my writing groove has been hard. I’m what’s known as a pantser. I write by the seat of my pants. No outline. That’s how I’ve always done it, and enjoy doing it. The thing is that I was writing for me and a few friends; little stories, usually around 20,000 words, sometimes much shorter. […]

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A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir


Laia and Elias are on the run from the Empire. They are hunted by old enemies and old friends, but Laia is determined to rescue her brother, and Elias is determined to keep his promise to help her. This sequel picks up right where An Ember in the Ashes left off, and the pace doesn’t […]

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A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess


Henrietta Howel is a sorcerer. The first female sorcerer in ages. Her power is rare and dangerous, and there are some who believe she is the one who is prophesied to defeat an ancient enemy. But is she? This YA fantasy is excellent. Set in an England filled with magic during the rule of a […]

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Reading Update


My last review was on 7/31/16. It’s been a while. The last couple of months have seen me sick off and on, and I started a book just before I got sick that is over 600 pages. So, not feeling like reading combined with a chunker means I’m still reading that book. Good news is […]

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Curio by Evangeline Denmark


Grey Haward’s family has a secret. They are different from the others in Mercury City. At least, her father and grandfather are different. They aren’t dependent on the potion from the Chemists like everyone else in the city. But the secret is even deeper than that. Even Grey doesn’t know, until she risks her life for […]

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