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'Follow Me' by Joanna Scott
April 23, 2009 06:50 AM EDT -- I admit, with a little bit of embarrassment, that I have never been a fan of contemporary American fiction. From the time I first read it in college, something didn't quite appeal to me even . . . more
Titled Sentences Challenge: “Haunted hotel" (Now posted for Genre Creative Challenges group)
by Angela A.
views: 212 | comments: 34
May 19, 2009 10:41 AM EDT -- Since the age of five, it had been a dream of hers to get up close and personal with the paranormal. Ever since she’d seen the horror film about the girl possessed by the devil, she had been . . . more
'This Must Be the Place' by Kate Racculia - a book review
November 16, 2010 02:28 AM EST -- I know that it’s already almost the end of 2010 but I’m only now beginning to see that this year will turn out to be the year of great contemporary American debut authors. I think this . . . more
Contest, Contest, Contest
by Beverly M.
views: 86 | comments: 7
December 01, 2010 05:56 AM EST -- It begins today, Dec. 1st. What? you ask. My contest, I answer. I love contests. Recently, I've won some great books by entering just about every one that I've seen mentioned. Fun. My table is . . . more
Deal with the Devil Part One (WWE, 12/26/12, Soul searching)
December 31, 2012 12:48 PM EST -- Prompt: Write a story or poem about a person that says they'd sell their soul for ...  Who shows up to buy that person's soul and how does it turn out when it's time to pay up? Note: This . . . more
Pushing Up Daisies----Book Review
by Shelbia C.
views: 203 | comments: 29
November 02, 2008 11:28 AM EST -- I just finished reading Pushing Up Daisies by Jamise L. Dames. This is the first time I have read anything by this author, but I enjoyed the story and would recommend it to those who enjoy contemporary . . . more
Book Review - "How Sweet It Is" by Alice J. Wisler
by Jan S.
views: 143 | comments: 10
May 13, 2009 01:33 PM EDT -- This book is as sweet as its title!   The story is heartwarming and the characters are delightful.   Wisler has created a small town filled with lovable citizens some of whom are quirky, . . . more
The Greatest treasure, Part two (GWWE March 10th, 2010
April 16, 2010 04:31 PM EDT -- Include the following prompts: A piece of writing in the form of a letter or note or list needs to appear within the text of your article Use paradox, which is where a situation is created that can . . . more
The Greatest Treasure, part three (March 10th, 2010)
April 16, 2010 04:38 PM EDT -- Include the following prompts: A piece of writing in the form of a letter or note or list needs to appear within the text of your article Use paradox, which is where a situation is created that can . . . more
Hope Springs, by Kim Cash Tate
by Sheila Deeth
views: 38
December 09, 2012 09:25 PM EST -- A lovely Christian novel of small-town life, Kim Cash Tate’s Hope Springs brings the reader into the Southern town of Hope Springs together with other family members gathering to mourn . . . more
India was One, by An Indian
February 18, 2012 01:25 PM EST -- Opening perfectly with a man’s dark walk to the place where he might see his wife, this novel captures the heart of a broken world with aching sensitivity, then backtracks to the more familiar . . . more
Carpet Ride, by Norm Brown
June 13, 2012 11:06 AM EDT -- Sam Stanley’s got everything going for him—new bride, delightful one-year-old son, new house and job to go home to, and the perfect honeymoon driving through pristine forests between Oregon . . . more
Cancelled, by Elizabeth Ann West
February 03, 2012 01:09 PM EST -- Honest romance, written from the man’s point of view, Elizabeth Ann West’s Cancelled is a quick read, satisfyingly untypical, with successful male and female protagonists in a world . . . more
The Grievers, by Marc Schuster
April 19, 2012 02:24 PM EDT -- Like the movie Four Weddings and a Funeral , Marc Schuster’s The Grievers blends the post-juvenile humor of adults refusing to grow up with aching pathos and biting touches of genius. By . . . more
A Good Look at Bo's Cafe
by Cathi H.
views: 51
November 23, 2009 11:09 PM EST -- It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card . . . more
January 20, 2006 11:18 PM EST -- This has been long debated and continues on today. Does the artist have a moral responsibility to his audience? Ever since I read The Picture of Dorian Gray 4 years ago, I have pondered that question. . . . more
Lady in Waiting, by Susan Meissner
February 02, 2011 02:39 PM EST -- An author compared to Barbara Kingsolver and recommended by Jane Kirkpatrick has to be worth reading. And Susan Meissner’s Lady in Waiting was a lovely introduction to both author and writing. . . . more
Excuse Me, My Brains have stepped out, by Pandora Poikilos
August 12, 2011 03:13 PM EDT -- I’ve never kept a diary. If I did, I wonder what I’d put in it. Essays describing, defining, and righting the world? Poems to hide my secrets? Cynical diatribes? I don’t know. But . . . more
Little 15, by Stephanie Saye
February 18, 2012 01:37 PM EST -- The conversational tone of this novel lends a powerful immediacy to the tale, inviting readers not so much to share the protagonist’s mistakes as to examine their own. It’s unclear how . . . more
Apart from Love, by Uvi Poznansky
April 25, 2012 09:04 AM EDT -- While the premise of Uvi Poznansky’s Apart from Love may not be entirely convincing, the characters soon draw the reader in, and an air of fable covers any sense of dissociation from reality. . . . more
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