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The Beach Trees

“We’ve learned that great tragedy gives us opportunities for great kindness. It’s like a needed reminder that the human spirit is alive and well despite all evidence to the contrary.” ~ Karen White, The Beach Trees Southern Girl at Heart I get asked ALL the time how this Northern New England girl fell in love with the South, in particular Charleston. ….

Thank You Nancy Drew

“Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.” ~ Helen Keller Teen Detective Extraordinaire Books literally feed my soul. They have since I was a child. The first person to do that was teen ….

As Long as You read….

“I never feel lonely if I’ve got a book – they’re like old friends. Even if you’re not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they’re part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.” ~ Emilia Fox  Both my first and fourth grade teachers told me “As long ….

NaNoWriMo Tips: Surviving the Month

“I’m writing a book. I’ve got the page numbers done.” ~ Steven Wright I gave a brief introduction about NaNoWriMo a couple days ago. While I touched on the craziness, I neglected to mention that all this is going on while I am in school and working full time. I know, I won’t have much of a social life in ….

The Magic of Harry Potter

” ‘Harry Potter’ created a generation of readers in an era when kids could have disappeared into the depths of the Internet. That’s no small feat. Every book series owes J.K. Rowling a debt of gratitude.” ~ Gary Ross “He that loves reading has everything within his reach.” ~ William Godwin As a kid I was an avid reader, to ….

New Book Smell

“I never feel lonely if I’ve got a book – they’re like old friends. Even if you’re not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they’re part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.” ~ Emilia Fox A couple years ago, I ended up caving and getting an ….

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