Monthly Archives: January 2016

Monday Book Review: A Single Bead by Stephanie Engelman

I met author Stephanie Engelman online through the Catholic Writers Guild and discovered that she writes YA just like I do! So, of course, I jumped at the chance to review her book, A Single Bead, when it released earlier … Continue reading

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FREE ebook: Small Press, BIG Success

Do you have a book that’s being published by a small press? Or are you hoping to do so soon? Wondering how you might get your small press book noticed in the quickly changing and constantly overcrowded world of publishing? … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift My Mother Ever Gave Me

The wise men may have brought Jesus gold, frankincense, and myrrh. But those were nothing compared to what my mother gave me. On the morning of my mother’s funeral, I awoke before my alarm went off. That wasn’t too surprising. … Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: NEED by Joelle Charbonneau

I squeezed in another YA book over winter break! My doctorate program at Loyola doesn’t restart for another couple weeks, so I’m hoping to squeeze in at least one more book review before the month is out. For right now, … Continue reading

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My Word-of-the-Year and a new “Good News” Jar

If you’ve been around the blog for a few years, you may have seen my previous posts about picking a word of the year. Instead of making a list of new year’s resolutions, I choose one word to focus on. … Continue reading

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