New Reviews!

Lots of great books this week!

Under LGBTQ+ for adults:

THIS TIME FOREVER by Andrew Grey – 5 Sparklers for this fan favorite author

Under Mysteries:

THE DIVA SAYS CHEESECAKE by Krista Davis – 4 Sparklers for this delicious cozy

POLLY’S LIST by Kim Ligon – 5 Sparklers for this mix of romance and cozy mystery

Under Nonfiction:

ZEN MINDFULNESS WORKBOOK by Ingrid Yang – 4 Sparklers for this informative book.

ACT (ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY) JOURNAL by Josie Valderrama – 5 Sparklers for this useful book

28-DAY LIVER HEALTH WEIGHT LOSS SOLUTION by Jinan Banna – 5 Sparklers for this healthy cookbook

BEAUTIFUL WRITERS by Linda Silversten – 3 Sparklers for this take off of her podcasts

SEWING LOVE by Sanae Ishida – Learn to love your body and make your own clothes that fit in this 5 Sparkler book

June 20 Writing Tips, Tricks, Thoughts

New reviews coming later this morning, so keep checking back. 🙂

Birthdays: Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743), Charles W. Chesnutt (1858), Lillian Hellman (1905), Josephine Winslow Johnson (1910), Anthony Buckeridge (1912), Paul Muldoon (1951), Vikram Seth (1952), Robert Crais (1953), E. Lynn Harris (1955)

Josephine Johnson won the 1935 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for “Now in November”

Paul Muldoon won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Quote: “As man sows, so shall he reap. In works of fiction, such men are sometimes converted. More often, in real life, they do not change their natures until they are converted into dust.” – Charles W. Chestnutt

Tip: Stay away from modern slang if possible. It changes too fast and what’s hot today may not be by tomorrow, which will date your book.

Jumpstart: Finish this: The noise grew ever louder, pounding, pounding… (use: willow, tarot, quilt)