Raven, Chapter 2

Chapter Two The city wanted to make me their ward and to put me into the orphanage. I had no family. No aunts, uncles, grandparents. I was terrified of the orphanage. So I ran. -the writing on the cell wall Aster Gardens was in full bloom. The trees were heavy with vibrant blossoms and ripened … Continue reading Raven, Chapter 2

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How I…Am Selecting an Elementary School for My Child

Before we moved, we lived in what felt like the suburbs of the suburbs. It was a quiet area, but had plenty for us to do. Actually, we loved living there. We had our son's entire educational career planned out. Then we moved to a bustling metropolis. L.A. is huge and sprawling to the point … Continue reading How I…Am Selecting an Elementary School for My Child

Book Review: St. Paul’s Labyrinth by Jeroen Windmeijer

Genre: Fiction, Thriller It starts innocently enough with a staged dig to launch an underground project in Leiden, Netherlands. But the discovery of a naked man covered in blood in a tunnel beneath the city is anything but. Then university professor Peter de Haan, who witnessed the cave-in and discovery of the man, discovers a … Continue reading Book Review: St. Paul’s Labyrinth by Jeroen Windmeijer

Raven, Chapter 1

Chapter One I was orphaned when I was six years old. I never attended school. I can neither read nor write. My parents died in a factory fire. They called me Tala. But now I am called Raven. -the writing on the cell wall A yellow light fell across the creaky floorboards, slipping through the … Continue reading Raven, Chapter 1

It’s Break Time

The past few weeks have been rough between raising two toddlers, packing, moving, and unpacking. Three weeks to pack up four people and all the junk that comes with them (cough, toys) simply isn't enough time. At least, not when the older toddler is demanding playtime and the younger toddler screams to be held almost … Continue reading It’s Break Time

Book Review: Elithius: The Red Captain by Dominic Sceski

Genre: Fantasy, YA This is a review of the newest edition recently released on December 7, 2018. Thank you so much to the author for providing a free copy in exchange for an honest review. After the abrupt disappearance of his parents a few years before, Fear is left in charge of his ungrateful younger … Continue reading Book Review: Elithius: The Red Captain by Dominic Sceski