America is in the midst of a culture war. And it might be a fight to the death. I can’t recall a time when the country has been more divided. I worry about handing an uncertain future to my sons and the families they will someday lead, so I ordered a new book after seeing … More The Theft of America’s Soul
Imagine if each of us walked around with the pain we carry inside all fully transparent–we’d look a lot like bobbing heads atop Swiss cheese since our losses are many, and our inner selves still raw with ache. So when I picked up a debut novel with the intriguing title NORTHERN LIGHTS, I met a … More Northern Lights
If I earned a dollar each time I heard, “You’re a writer? I’ve always wanted to write a book,” I’d be living in a better house, driving a newer vehicle than my 2012 Mom-Mobile, and vacationing in exotic locales every year. Instead, this common statement both peeves and amuses me… It peeves because I’m laboring … More Foxy Bibliophile: Write Your Book in a Flash
Feeling like a blast from the past while you hole up in the house this winter? The first is as eerie as the latter is sweet. Both will make you glad you live in the 21st Century. The past may be intriguing, but there’s something to be said for modern conveniences.
Last Monday, I reviewed Jodi Picoult’s newest novel, A SPARK OF LIGHT, which is little more than a pro-choice treatise impugning the privileged white man (cis male) as well as those whack-a-doodle Christians who are nuttier than Austin Powers’ coffee. I didn’t set out to follow up Picoult’s exercise in misery by reading another novel … More In the Matter of Life and Death