Book Review : Head in the Clouds

I adored  Head in the Clouds and the characters! Karen Witemeyer is a born storyteller. Backcover copy: Adelaide Proctor longs to find a real-life storybook hero to claim as her own. But when a husband-hunting debacle leaves her humiliated, she interviews for a governess position on a remote Texas sheep ranch and vows to leave […]

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Book Review : Love Finds You in Miracle, Kentucky

This was one of those books that I kept getting interrupted during. I didn’t have the opportunity to read it straight through like I enjoy, but that didn’t change how into the characters I was when I picked up Love Finds You in Miracle Kentucky to finish it! Backcover copy: Anything can happen when you […]

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Specific Verbs

When editing, look at your specific or action verbs to spice up your manuscript. Don’t have a character walk into a room, have them stroll or rush–that allows the reader to feel what the character is doing. Deanna Carlyle has a wonderful list that might either help you with a fresh and active verb or […]

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Book Review : Hatteras Girl

Multipublished author Alice J. Wisler creates real and believable characters in Hatteras Girl. Backcover copy: There are two things twenty-nine-year-old Jackie Donovan asks God for: an honest, wonderful man to marry, and to own a bed-and-breakfast in the Outer Banks region. In the meantime, Jackie works for Lighthouse Views magazine, writing articles about other local […]

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Book Review : Love Finds You in Treasure Island, Florida

Love Finds You in Treasure Island Florida would be the perfect beach read! I read it in central North Carolina in the fall, wish I had that to do over again! Backcover copy: Amanda Burns owns a bicycle shop in Treasure Island, Florida but she almost never has time to enjoy the charming town or […]

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Sigtseeing in New York City

We started the trip on the Staten Island Ferry. The trip was free and we saw many NYC sights, including the Statue of Liberty. After checking into our hotel, we walked to the subway and traveled to American Girl, an awesome store if you have a little girl. Then we took a carriage ride around […]

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Review of Mary Poppins on Broadway

While in NYC over the weekend, we had the opportunity to see Mary Poppins at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway! What a wonderful experience. We were seated in the center at the back of section A under the balcony. Spoiler alert : When Mary Poppins flies – the folks in the balcony can see […]

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