On a recent camping trip, my almost-littlest sister and I would snuggle together as she fell asleep. They're precious moments - someone you love falling asleep in your arms, feeling their head get heavy as you watch their eyelids droop. I wrote the first draft of this poem with her head nestled into my elbow, trying to only move my wrist - so I didn't disturb her. I'll cherish these simple moments of peace forever...
What happened to Tessa is, in her opinion, probably the worst thing that ever could happen. It was is a shopping trip gone wrong – before she even reached the mall. The collision left her suffering temporary blindness – and now she's going to be stuck in the dark for 100 days. An avid poet … Continue reading 100 Days of Sunlight || The Sweetest Book You’ll Read This Year
Can new alliances save the Silent Sea Islands from the murderers stalking their shores? As the island of Kalaya and its people recover from civil war, a new threat surfaces. Invaders from the island of Elkena hunt the seas for magic users, determined to obliterate them. Their scar-faced captain seeks the Fire Mage and Tei … Continue reading The Sentinel’s Alliance || The Aftermath of Victory (Publication Day Push)
The Sentinel’s reign is doomed to failure unless Tei can prevent the Kalayan people from plunging into war. With the new Sentinel initiated and the magic restored on Kalaya, life is flourishing for Tei and the exiles. But Rathnor’s plans for war soon escalate and thwart any chance of peace. Brogan’s position on the Assembly … Continue reading The Silent Sea Chronicles: The Sentinel’s Reign || Part Two of a Double Book Review (Blog Tour)
The magical island of Kalaya is dying, along with its Sentinel.The Assembly controls Kalaya. Originally set up to govern, they now persecute those with magic and exile them to the Turrak Mountains. Tei, a tailor’s daughter, has always hidden her magic but when her father's old friend visits and warns them to flee to the … Continue reading The Silent Sea Chronicles: The Lost Sentinel || Part One of a Double Book Review
Stan Pollux had no idea he would be spending his summer holidays in the outer reaches of our solar system. But when he gets kidnapped by the Planet Dragon Mercury, most things suddenly seem small and insignificant. Stan finds himself in a universe of dragons who had once ruled the skies as gods: Mars, Venus, … Continue reading Space Dragons || A Daring Adventure through Space and Out of Time (Blog Tour)
The Grass People live in small villages, surrounded by the constant threats of mowers and giant four-legged creatures. But their life is not governed by these massive machines and beings. They live and die happy, passionate about their crafts, full of love for family and friends, and finding adventure and resources in everything they come … Continue reading The Grass People || Borrowers – But For Grown-Ups
This is a simple but endearing story with a deeper message running through the threads of the tale. This deeper message revolves around the theme of working together and sharing what we have, and follows a group of mashed-up, 'misfit monsters' who all live together near a dump.
This book was wound into a stunning story tapestry. There was a beautiful ending, done in a perfect way. It was so wonderful
Joy Davidman is a woman trapped in a marriage with an alcoholic. She's torn between her writing and her expected duties and a mother, and, to boot, suffering from multiple ailments and illnesses. Her life feels like one long trudge through expectations and sadness – until one glorious moment it her son's nursery, when she … Continue reading Becoming Mrs. Lewis || An Utterly Delightful Tale of True Love