Books Category

It’s HERE!

After nearly three years in the making, FRESH STARTS, Tales from Pikes Peak Writers, has finally hit the shelves. What a privilege it has been working with all of the authors and editors. It has been a long road to see this come to fruition and what a journey it was! Publishing this anthology was […]

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It’s a Cover!

Can life get any better than this? I can finally brag about having a book coming out. Although the stories are not my own, I am proud to have been the Project Manager with an amazing group of writers and editors. FRESH STARTS will be available on April 9th. Read more about this anthology on […]

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Upcoming Anthology

I am so excited! Why? In early April I will finally see over two years of hard work come to light. TALES FROM THE PEAK: FRESH STARTS is going to be published! FRESH STARTS – A Quick History In October of 2017 I went to a meeting with Pikes Peak Writers to talk about possibly […]

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2018 Reading List

Every year, on my birthday, I ask for books. My family comes through with gift certificates to my favorite book haunts. Because I consume books like some people drink coffee, the gift certificates are perfect. Below is my reading list from 2018. I usually post this list in January or February, but, hey, what can […]

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The Enhanced Series

My favorite kind of reading are multiple books, and T. C. Edge has a ten book series that I was excited to get to reading. Book One, The Enhanced, introduces us to a future dystopian earth where genetically modified humans (the Enhanced) live in the upper-crust of society while the rest (Unenhanced) live in the outskirts […]

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Blood on the Tracks & Dead Stop; Book Review

       I just finished the second of a three book series by award winning author Barbara Nickless. Blood on the Tracks and Dead Stop will set your heart pounding. Special Agent Sydney Rose Parnell is a railroad cop facing grizzly crimes, while fighting an internal battle from her stint as a mortuary specialist in Iraq. […]

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Among the Lesser Gods, by Margo Catts

“If we make a decision in childhood how does that shape and mold our present?”

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Star Struck

On May 15th, 2017, Margo Catts launched her debut novel, Among the Lesser Gods. Normally I would be writing a review of her book – which I will be doing soon – but today I am writing about my experience of being “Star Struck”. I have always felt that every human is just a person […]

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Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell

★★★★☆ This hefty novel opens in 1806 with the meeting of the Great Magic Society. Theoretical magicians meet to discuss their discoveries while reading about, but not practicing, magic. A gentleman does not, after all, practice magic. Ms. Clarke weaves a wonderful tale filled with shadows lurking in dark corners and chilled breezes that sneak […]

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The Buried Giant

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Buried Giant is a book that will leave you thinking long after you have finished reading the last words. Kazuo Ishiguro masterfully weaves a tale of things forgotten, covered in the mists that hang like a curtain at the edge of remembering. […]

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