The Problem with Mind-blowing Books

…is that they come to and end. A truth universally acknowledged by avid readers is that reading generally makes you happy even if it makes you cry. This has to do with the power a story holds over the hearts and minds of people. Our desire to relate to the life experiences of others is a desire to…

On the Importance of Being a Writer

You, my dear writer, know your worth. But do you know how much you really matter, and for how many? Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres and I realize I have been taking for granted the ability to travel to any age of time and any place in the world, just by picking up the…

Book Reviews – Not All Are Created Equal

I cherish my reading buddies. I see them as rare gems, waiting to be discovered in a sea of movie-goers, hikers, artists, jocks, yogis  and fashionistas. Since the rise of the social, it has been easier than ever to connect with fellow book lovers and see what others think of the sequel you just read and loved or about…