Nine Princesses: Tales of Love and Romance by Sheela Word brought back to life a time long gone. In each story, a princess has an impediment blocking her path to happiness. How each one overcomes their obstacle makes for some entertaining reading. Normally I like to give a brief synopsis of a novel before giving [...]
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In A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf’s treatise on women and fiction, Mrs. Woolf lamented that, historically, women had to have both money and a room of their own in order to write – two resources that had been universally difficult, if not impossible, for women to attain back then. However, these days women [...]
According to The American Heritage Dictionary, hypocrisy is defined as “the practice of professing beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does not hold up or possess; insincerity.” Most people abhor hypocrisy, and yet many are guilty of it as well. After all, we are human and intrinsically flawed. Diane Dunning’s ebook, The River Secrets, delves [...]
I recently had the honor of reading the first installment in Tom Barczak’s new short story series, Awakening Evarun. If you’ve never heard of Tom Barczak, I can understand. Awakening Evarun is his first ‘published’ piece of work, but I found this debut piece of fantasy to be quite entertaining. I had the opportunity to [...]