For today’s look at banned books I thought I would take a look at the women behind some of the most famous (and interesting) banned books. JK Rowling. Perhaps the reasoning behind her books is the most obvious. She wrote about witches and wizards. It doesn’t matter that the books have a clear theme of… Continue reading The Women of Banned Book Week
Yet again Banned Book Week has managed to sneak up on me. I truly love this week. I love celebrating the books that have been banned or challenged. First off, let me say, an author is doing something right if they hit a nerve that makes people want to ban them. Secondly, we are a… Continue reading Banned Book Week is Here!
When it comes to writing, even for a blog, you have to refill the wells. This week I had to spend some time refueling my creative well, it was a struggle just to be able to write a sentence for the blog let a lone work on my book. I refuel by focusing on my… Continue reading Sunday Post #8
There are two ways every female driven romance ends: in marriage or the main character popping out babies. Since the days of Snow White, it is what society has deemed the only happily ever after that is worth having. This prolific troupe of endings tells the reader “There is only one way to a happily… Continue reading Eleven Books that Redefine Happily Ever After
Sometimes seeing behind the veil of celebrity is not all that it’s cracked up to be. When we meet our celebrity heroes we find that they are flawed humans just like us (or worse). It can either turn us into bigger fans or turn us from them forever. In Twain’s End we are given the… Continue reading Book Review: Twain’s End
This week has been a productive writing week for me. I owe it to the fact that I am officially creating my own writing space. I have been talking about turning our spare room into an office since we moved in but have yet to get around to it for one reason or another, I… Continue reading Sunday Post #7
The most important thing about being a book blogger is getting books. If I actually purchased all of my books I would be broke. So, where do I get my books? If you have notice, I do a lot of book tours through Historical Fiction Book Tours. Amy Bruno does a wonderful job or organizing… Continue reading Behind Creating Herstory’s Curtain