Category Archives: Reading

Quill and Books Reading Challenge- August

am starting a reading challenge. This is meant for Instagram but you can post yours on any platform you wish. My Instagram handle is @fletchers.quill if you want to tag me. This challenge is not too hard if you read an average of one book a month. Each month, I’ll steer you in a direction, maybe in a direction you’ve never been before. 

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Good Reads

  Even though I haven’t reviewed a book lately, I’ve still been reading. I was updating my Goodreads setting and found this little widget that shows what I’ve been reading lately. So I thought I’d share it with you.   … Continue reading

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10 Gift Ideas for Readers 

Do you have a reader in your life that you need to buy a gift for? Christmas gift? Birthday Gift? Hanukkah gift? Eid Gift? I’m here to offer suggestions! Basically, this is my Christmas wishlist, but I suspect I’m not … Continue reading

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The Arms of Death– Book Review

Ginny Forbes is an ICU nurse. When one of her patients dies unexpectedly, it sends Ginny on a journey to discover the cause. Her curiosity gets her into a heap of trouble. She has underestimated the repercussions of this investigation. Yet stubbornly, this propelled her deeper into the thick of things.

Ginny delves into her Scottish community and uncovers some clan secrets. Continue reading

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The Girl Who Drank the Moon- Book Review

Doesn’t the title sound intriguing? That is initially what grabbed my attention. The cover is beautiful too. The story did not disappoint either. This was the 2017 Newbery Medal Winner, and it was well deserved! There is just something about … Continue reading

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Forest of Memory

A book Review: In the story Katya is an antique collector. It is a normal day collecting a new typewriter and some other antiques. She has an appreciation for the story of each item she collects. While on her way to deliver an item for a client, she is kidnapped. Her connection to the network is severed– something she’s never experienced for any length of time. Continue reading

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Secrets to Finding Time to Read in a Crazy Busy World

I would love to have a day to do nothing but sit and read and maybe drink a cup of hot tea. The reality is that it is not likely to happen for years to come. I have a six-year-old … Continue reading

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Writers of the Future Volume 33

Now that my first novel manuscript rough draft is done, you might think I’d start on revisions. Not quite. Often writers need time and distance from a rough draft to do a good revision. I recently began grad school so … Continue reading

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It is my Blogiversary! August 2017 Book Giveaway!

I can’t believe I have been blogging for a whole year now! I have learned so much and made so many new friends through this blog! I love connecting with my readers through the comments, Twitter, Instagram, and email. I’m … Continue reading

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Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer

Years ago I read The Lightning Thief by Riordan along with the rest of the world. I enjoyed the book, not enough to go on and read the rest of the series though. It wasn’t bad. My kids loved it. … Continue reading

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