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Best Book of the Year

I’ve had the honour of reading fifty-three books in 2021. Truly a record for me. Now I have to decide the most enjoyable one of the year, and what comes a close second and third There are some stand-out stories, and some I’ve not liked as much. There are long books and short ones, exciting,… Continue reading Best Book of the Year

Book, Young Adult/Teen

YA Literary Fiction From Lorna Schultz Nicholson

When You Least Expect It A change in direction for critically-acclaimed Children and Young Adult author, Lorna Schultz Nicholson Released on November 15th in Print by Red Deer Press How long can Holly keep her secrets? Avid competitive rower Holly is seventeen. There is nothing she wishes for more than to compete in the Olympics.… Continue reading YA Literary Fiction From Lorna Schultz Nicholson

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Mercedes Lackey’s Briarheart

BRIARHEART The newest novel from critically acclaimed Fantasy Author,Mercedes Lackey Released in conjunction with Little Brown Books and available in all formats internationally From a beloved fantasy author comes this fresh feminist retelling of Sleeping Beauty about one girl destined for greatness—and the powerful sister ready to protect her by any means necessary. Miriam may… Continue reading Mercedes Lackey’s Briarheart

Anthologies, Book, Romance

Stroke, an anthology

An Enemies to lovers, billionaire office romance collaboration from Twenty Four Authors Released November 10, 2021 from Rukia Publishing US Two sexy, powerful brothers want me.One is a perfect gentleman.The other is rude, arrogant, and hates me.Or does he? MIALanding an interview with Stroke Magazine is a dream come true. That is until Trak Cohen,… Continue reading Stroke, an anthology

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In The Key of Nira Ghani

The Award-Winning Novel by Natasha Deen Trade Paperback was released November 2nd 2021 A Guyanese girl must find the balance between her parents' "old world" expectations and traditions while pursuing her dream of being a great trumpeter in this contemporary, coming-of-age story.Nira Ghani has always dreamed of becoming a musician. Her Guyanese parents, however, have… Continue reading In The Key of Nira Ghani

Book, Children’s Stories

Winston The Well-dressed Wombat

A new direction for Award-Winning Young Adult FantasyAuthor, Jenna Greene MORE FROM JENNA GREENE: Seven times marked. One way out… From birth, Lexil is counted among the marked, souls who have lived before and must now serve those who are on their first lives. Which means she’s doomed to a life of slavery with its… Continue reading Winston The Well-dressed Wombat

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The School Run by Sue Baker

This tells a lovely story. You can just imagine it, can’t you?

Inspired by my PMDD

Mornings are busy before the school run,
Chasing my boys to get everything done,
Are shoes on ready, bags and coats too,
Nagging and rushing before the bell is due,
Chatting and planning on the way up the road,
Avoiding cars, using the Green Cross Code,
Finally we arrive, at the gate we all part,
Waving goodbye, it’s time for school to start,
Left with my dog, I go on my own way,
To walk home, it’s time to start my day,
A snippet of countryside hidden in the town,
The lane encircles the noisy school ground,
A perfect opportunity to be out in the wild,
Mother Nature, she knows how to beguile,
Calmness descends, the only noise I can hear,
Are birds in the bushes, hiding as I get near,
Blackbirds are hopping, watching us go past,
Busy collecting food to have for breakfast,
Muntjac deer amble, unconcerned about…

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Book, Mystery

Shooting Star by Sasscer Hill

When Nikki’s ex-lover Will hires her to protect the horses used to film a movie at Santa Anita Racetrack, she learns evil is alive and well in Hollywood.Keeping Thoroughbreds safe from a director who doesn’t know a horse from a hamster is tricky. More difficult are the unresolved feelings between her and Will, especially when… Continue reading Shooting Star by Sasscer Hill

Book, Crime, Kindle Unlimited, Mystery, Paranormal

It’s Killing It!

Yes, The Killer on the Heath is out now. A woman is dead, and another is missing. The only person who can save her is Cassie.With no clues and time running out, her brother, Detective Newbold, desperately needs her help. He is counting on Cassie’s clairvoyant and empathic abilities to locate Chantelle.When Chantelle’s brother, Pedro,… Continue reading It’s Killing It!

Book, Fantasy, Kindle Unlimited, Young Adult/Teen

Exigency by Marnie Cate

Karen’s Magic Review This is the second book in the Protectors of the Elemental Magic series. My review of the first book, Remember is here. This was a truly magically story and in so many different ways. But first, let me go through the picture at the top. The tree is the entry point to… Continue reading Exigency by Marnie Cate