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Thumbnail Thursday: Wendy May Andrews – Elizabeth Celata

Welcome! Take a peek at two completely different book styles today. Sweet Surrender by Wendy May Andrews is a sweet regency romance, while Grimm Remains by Elizabeth Celata is a young adult paranormal tale.   Blurb: When Lady Julianna ended her engagement to … Continue reading

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Thumbnail Thursday: Heather Gray and Kadee Carder

I’m starting a new feature that will give you a peek at some new or recently released books. This week it’s Heather Gray with a re-release (and great new cover) of her romantic comedy “Nowhere for Christmas,” and Kadee Carder … Continue reading

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Adventures in retirement: When you’re a traveling family

When my husband and I retired, the idea was to travel as often as possible. A few years ago, we made an epic road trip so we could visit the final three states on our quest to see all fifty. … Continue reading

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Adventures in retirement: Fashion forward or fashion backward?

The other day, I heard a guest preacher speaking about how he loved being 52. In essence, he commented on how liberating it was to grow older; how one tends to care less about appearance and more about the important … Continue reading

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Adventures in retirement: catching up

It’s been a while since I’ve written about our retirement adventures. When I first thought of this as a blog idea, I figured there would be lots of excitement to write about, and loads of travels to document. Turns out … Continue reading

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Christmas time is here!

It always amazes me how quickly the year goes by. When I worked as a teacher, I always felt the year was close to an end as soon as the school year started. Since I taught drama, I had to … Continue reading

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Remembering Mom

The other day I got a notice from Facebook that I had memories to look back on. This was nothing new, as I receive them daily. This one, however, brought tears to my eyes. It was from October 31, 2012. … Continue reading

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Friday Featured Artist: Mya O’Malley

Today’s spotlight is on Mya O’Malley and her contemporary romance, At First Sight. Rating: G — a sweet, clean romance. Blurb: Modern love can be a headache.  Just ask Annie Morgan, who, recently divorced, finds herself in the middle of … Continue reading

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Friday Featured Artist: Christina McKnight

Today’s spotlight is on Christina McKnight’s historical romance, Shunned No More, book one of the Lady Forsaken series. Book two, Forgotten no more, will be released Nov. 20th. Rating: PG 13 — clean historical romance Blurb: A Lady Shunned by … Continue reading

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Friday Featured Artist: Debra Holt

Today’s spotlight is on  Debra Holt and her contemporary western romance, Under Texas Blue Skies. Rating: PG for some kissing Blurb: J.D. Sterling, country music’s sexy superstar, has come home again.  He has achieved his wildest dreams and did what he … Continue reading

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