Book, Fantasy, Young Adult/Teen

Book Review Hangman’s Revenge by Chantelle Atkins and Sim Alec Sanford

Where did I find it: I won it from Chantelle Atkins. What I liked: that each of the authors wrote one of the main characters, and it was seamless. I couldn’t tell who wrote what, which is as it should be. Because I won it, I hadn’t read the description, so didn’t know what it… Continue reading Book Review Hangman’s Revenge by Chantelle Atkins and Sim Alec Sanford

Book, Famous Authors, Poetry

Salute to British Poet Gavin Ewart

Born this day in 1916 London, Gavin Ewart is known for poetry. He also wrote poems for children, and known for some light-verse on playful risqué subjects, which included Phallus of Wonderland. The most remarkable phenomenon of the English poetic scene ... has been the advent, or perhaps I should say the irruption, of Gavin… Continue reading Salute to British Poet Gavin Ewart

Book, Historical, Romance

Book Review Bride of Second Chances by Ruth Ann Nordin

Where did I find it: this is the third book of a trilogy, and originally found via the author’s blog. What I liked: All of it! The first two stories are great, but this one is my favourite. Jeremy is the son of Eliza from the first book. At the end they are reunited and… Continue reading Book Review Bride of Second Chances by Ruth Ann Nordin

Articles, Craft

February Birthday Cards

This month is always a busy one for us. Boxing Day (26th December) after a busy 25th, I relaxed and enjoyed making some cards for the up-and-coming birthdays. My daughter, son, and my cousin all share the same day. My niece and her husband have birthdays the day after each other One is for January,… Continue reading February Birthday Cards

Book

Hot off the Press

News from Karen’s Writing Desk I love getting author’s newsletters and receive several different ones. I enjoy getting to know the authors I love to read. It also helps me find new books by having them come to me, instead of me finding them. Each month end, I’ll send out my hot off the press… Continue reading Hot off the Press

Articles, Places

A Photographic Trip to Pately Bridge.

Pately Bridge is one the many beautiful villages in North Yorkshire. Hubby and I recently visited his sister and brother in law who live in a converted mill. 19th Century Converted Mill in the Niddledale Valley The River Nidd runs at the back of the building. We stayed on the first floor with views at… Continue reading A Photographic Trip to Pately Bridge.

Book, Historical, Romance, Western

Book Review – Bid For A Bride

Where did I find it: this is the second book of the South Dakota Series, and after loving the first one, I went straight on to this. What I liked: once again, the gorgeous cover. I also like that Brian had a handicap and his blindness didn’t stop him being a perfect book boyfriend. It… Continue reading Book Review – Bid For A Bride

Book, Historical, Romance, Western

Book Review of Loving Eliza by Ruth Ann Nordin

Where did I find it: originally on the Apple Books app. I began reading but wanted to listen to it also. It’s not an audio book, but if I downloaded it on Amazon, I could listen with with Alexa. I find that switching between listening and reading works well for me. It is always better… Continue reading Book Review of Loving Eliza by Ruth Ann Nordin