“More Than This” by Patrick Ness

A familiar wasteland greets our hero after he drowns in the cold Pacific Ocean. He's been here before, the same but changed. He is convinced he's in his own personal Hell, and why shouldn't be after what he's done? The flashbacks every time he falls asleep are so vivid Seth can't tell which is reality, …

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Quill – Daily Prompt

via Daily Prompt: Quill The envelope was heavier than it looked. Samantha knew who it was from before she turned it over. Her grandmother's talent with paper was enviable to say the least. The house was covered in tiny, intricate, rolled and shaped paper strips. It took hours to make a single flower yet anyone …

Trick Or Treating (Or How to Canvas a Neighborhood While Breathless)

I hit the big 2-9 on Saturday. 29 weeks pregnant on Halloween. It was perfect really. I've had a surge of energy lately (nesting maybe?) that allowed me to get G's costume made before too late and I felt like I would be able to walk around without an issue. G wanted to be a …

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, Book Review

In the spirit of Halloween I read Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children. I honestly thought this book would give me the willies and maybe a few nightmares. I mean that girl doesn't exactly look like she wants a hug or to have tea in the sunshine. Well, I was wrong. Jakob grew up listening …

Alvin Maker Series Review

I could review each book of the Alvin Maker series but I read them in succession over the last few weeks and I can no longer separate them in my mind. So maybe I can't. I *heart* historical novels. Most historical novels have their basis in reality and then the fictional story branches off into …