Friday Review: Druids (Druids #1) by Morgan Llywelyn

My rating: 3 of 5 starsAinvar is an orphan in the Celtic tribe of the Carnutes. He is fascinated by the Druids that oversee the lives of his people and their magic. He sneaks out one night to observe one of the secret rituals performed by the Druids, and the consequences of his intervention in … Continue reading Friday Review: Druids (Druids #1) by Morgan Llywelyn

Friday Review: Child of Light (Child of Light #1) by Terry Brooks

My rating: 3 of 5 starsAuris is nineteen, and has been living in an Orc prison since she was fifteen. She has very little memory of her life before the prison, and knows that as bad as the children's prison life of slavery and abuse is, the adult prison she is headed for will be … Continue reading Friday Review: Child of Light (Child of Light #1) by Terry Brooks

Wednesday Writer: Five Things to Keep in Mind When You Write a Review

Yeah, I was going to do this post last week, but things got a bit tossed up around here then. Sorry about that. Two weeks ago, I posted a blog outlining some reasons I think writing reviews is helpful, not only to authors but to readers, as well. You can read that one here if … Continue reading Wednesday Writer: Five Things to Keep in Mind When You Write a Review

And Just Like That, It’s August

Okay, so not quite. August is tomorrow. But, as they say, close enough for government work, right? We are still having some hot weather, although not quite as hot as it was, and very little rain. There are brown, dry patches on the lawn both front and back, and it is just now, after two … Continue reading And Just Like That, It’s August