Reviews

Truth in Fiction- Lioness: Mahlah’s Journey

I’ve read and enjoyed all of the Bible-based fictional novels by my friend, author Barbara M. Britton. Notice that I’ve categorized this review of her latest release under THE WRTING LIFE as well as reviews. That’s because, while reading her earlier titles and this latest one, I’ve noticed something about her writing that I admire…. Read more »

Are You Game for Expert Writing Advice?

    LEVEL UP:Quests to Master Mindset, Overcome Procrastination, and Increase Productivity. A Guide for Writers, Entrepreneurs, and Creatives By Rochelle Melander    October 2019      Dream Keepers Press Rochelle Melander wears many caps. She is a writing coach with experience in support of individual, spiritual, and professional development. She has multiple books to her… Read more »

CAPTAIN ROSALIE: A Jewel of a Book About the First World War

Captain Rosalie by Timothee De Fombelle Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault Translated by Sam Gordon Candlewick Press, 2019 ISBN 978 1-5362-0520-6 This slim and gentle book will surprise you. CAPTAIN ROSALIE could easily slip under the radar, but I urge you to take time to find it and read it. The effort won’t be great, not… Read more »

A Biography-In-Verse: It Rained Warm Bread

IT RAINED WARM BREAD: Moishe Moskowitz’s Story of Hope (A Novel in Verse) Story by Gloria Moskowitz-Sweet, Poems by Hope Anita Smith, Illustrations by Lea Lyon Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, New York 2019 ISBN: 9781250165725, 160pp. Summary: Holocaust survivor Michael (Moishe) Moskowitz was a Jewish child in 1936 when Hitler’s Nazi rise… Read more »

Flights of Fancy: Creativity Pompts from “The Greats”

  Don’t miss this treasury of writing wisdom and wit: FLIGHTS OF FANCY: Creative Inspiration from Ten Award-Winning Authors and Illustrators is an anthology of essays and writing prompts by the first ten Children’s Laureates of the UK: Malorie Blackman, Quentin Blake, Anthony Browne, Lauren Child, Julia Donaldson, Anne Fine, Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell, Michael Rosen, and Jacqueline Wilson, with an introduction by… Read more »