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December Reading List

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Ok. I have a confession to make. I made very little progress on my reading list last month… Life got in the way of reading time and I only made it through a book and a half! I know—it’s an absolute catastrophe. BUT the holidays are coming, and we all know what that means… Advent […]

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Book Review: November Road

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Nowhere to run. Nowhere to hide. The president has been killed and you could be next. Where do you run when one of the most powerful gangsters in the country wants you dead? Lou Berney’s November Road is a captivating piece of historical fiction. It follows the adventures of Frank Guidry, a gang member on […]

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We’re All Imposters

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Hey you, Last night I had a dream that I wasn’t good enough. A few weeks ago, in my waking life, I entered a children’s fiction competition. I was proud of my work; proud of what I had accomplished. It was unlike anything I had written before, and it felt right. Next week they will […]

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November Reading List

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What a whirlwind October has been! Halloween is done and Thanksgiving is on its way! The weather is cold and gloomy, and I’m lighting all the candles to make the house smell like gingerbread, so curling up with a good book is just about the only thing I want to do all day! This is […]

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October Reading List

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Well, I blinked and September was over. It feels like just yesterday I was desperate for autumn to arrive, and now it’s here and in full swing! October is going to be an exciting month—my parents will be visiting from across the pond and we’re moving house! It’s going to be busy, but that doesn’t mean I won’t be […]

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The Woman in the Window

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You’re home alone. But you can’t leave. No one is stopping you but you, but the thought of opening that door and stepping outside makes your heart race. Beads of sweat start to form and your breathing gets shallow. So what happens when you see something through your window that you shouldn’t, something that makes […]

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Take a Breath

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Hey you, Do you remember when it all just seemed like the end of the world? Like everything was make-or-break, do-or-die, all-or-nothing? I’d like to say that feeling disappears as you get older. It doesn’t. Sorry. But, what I can tell you is, as you get older, you get better at remembering to take a […]

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The Immortalists

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We are constantly told to live life to the fullest. Live. Love. Laugh. Now. But do we do this every day? Do we grab life by the lapels and shake it for all it’s worth? Probably not. Why? Because life gets busy. The dog needs walking. The kids need feeding. The house needs cleaning. Day […]

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An Introduction

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When you’re young and something doesn’t turn out the way you’d planned, it can seem like the end of the world. Everyone always says, “You’re young! You’re carefree! You’ve got your whole life ahead of you.” That’s mostly true. And as you get older, you begin to discover the truth in that statement. But when […]

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September Reading List

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I’m not saying I’m ready for summer to end. I’m just ready for autumn to start. I love summer sunshine as much as the next guy. But we’ve had a shocking amount of it in England this year, and despite being eternally grateful for the reminder of California weather in mid-July, I am desperately craving the […]