Monthly Archives: February 2018


Have You Forgotten How To Read?

The other day I came across an article that caused me to stop in my tracks. The article challenged me on many levels but what appealed to me is that its author spoke of how the way we read has changed. Because of the steady stream of information that is thrown at us in today's [...]

By |2018-02-20T22:31:57+00:00February 20th, 2018|General Observations|0 Comments

Jasper The Very Lucky Little Kitten by Ken MacKenzie

An enchanting tale of a fluffy white kitten with black feet that will engage your little readers while charming parents and grandparents alike. Follow the adventures of Jasper as luck helps him outrun a dog, rescues him several times, and ultimately saves him from being sold. Unique illustrations combine photography with artwork in a unique [...]

By |2018-02-13T18:41:25+00:00February 13th, 2018|Children's Book Review|0 Comments

FREE Valentine’s Short Story Inside

Dear readers, I love Valentine's Day! And all the accompanying emotions that it evokes. Here is a short story that I wrote a couple of years ago. It is available as a stand-alone ebook and is also contained in my Bridgewater Holidays book. I hope you enjoy it. IMPATIENT HEARTS My heart to you is [...]

By |2018-02-13T15:57:22+00:00February 13th, 2018|Giveaway|1 Comment

Chronicles of A Bee Whisperer by Timothy Stobierski

Let me state up front that this is the first poetry collection I have read other than the required high school readings. In this collection of poetry and essays, Tim Stobierski lays bare his soul as he gives us a glimpse at the sometimes, seedy, oftentimes beautiful, always lyrical emotion of love in all its [...]

By |2018-02-11T22:08:31+00:00February 11th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Sean Wants To Be Messi by Tanya Preminger

Messi is an ace soccer player on the team from Barcelona. Young Sean dreams of one day becoming just like Messi. Sean would rather think about soccer than math problems any day. He doesn't like math but he sure does like soccer. When Sean's mommy grants his wish and pays for him to join a [...]

By |2018-02-11T22:04:03+00:00February 11th, 2018|Children's Book Review|0 Comments

If You Were A Butterfly by Sonja Nagy

This is the first book in Sonja Nagy’s Nature Adventure series; and if she continues on in this vein I believe these books, were they in print, would soon be highly collectible. In If You Were A Butterfly, exquisite pastel watercolor illustrations (done by the author) teach the young reader about the life and habits [...]

By |2018-02-11T21:57:18+00:00February 11th, 2018|Children's Book Review, ebook review|0 Comments

The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

Birdie Shehorn, a Knickerbocker Gilded Age daughter and heiress has one dream – to have her novel published under her own name. You see, Birdie has always been a bit of a bluestocking. She prefers to read books and write stories; she even convinced her parents to send her to a fancy girls college to [...]

By |2018-02-11T21:50:29+00:00February 11th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

American Exodus by JK Franks

Written as a novella and companion book to his Catalyst Series, author JK Franks has produced a post-apocalyptic gem. This read reader has not yet read any of the other books in this series but having read American Exodus in just under three days I am now compelled to reach for the other books in [...]

By |2018-02-11T21:43:19+00:00February 11th, 2018|Book Reviews|0 Comments

The Fed-Up Cow by Peta Lemon (Childrens Book)

The Fed-Up Cow is a charming children's book that is both easy and fun to read. Told in rhyming sentences, this is the story of a lovely spotted brown cow who is unhappy with who she is. Surely life must be better as a fluffy sheep, or a pink piggy, or even a fine feathered [...]

By |2018-02-07T22:37:17+00:00February 7th, 2018|Children's Book Review|0 Comments