Articles, Inspirational, Places, Stories

Short Piece by Paul White About Wonderful Moments in Life

One late afternoon, while quadding around the Eastern desert near the town of Safaga in Egypt, we were reminded it was February the 14th, Valentine’s day. At one point, as the sun was beginning its descent, we stopped to stretch our legs. While we were taking in the vista, our guide set a heart of… Continue reading Short Piece by Paul White About Wonderful Moments in Life

Articles, Inspirational, Non-fiction

I’d Forgotten About That

For those that know me will hear that said frequently. For the last few months my memory has become worse. I wondered if it was an age thing. Now in my sixties age is a factor that has to be taken into consideration. I can’t do the same things as I did in my thirties… Continue reading I’d Forgotten About That

Animals, Articles, Inspirational, Non-fiction

Meet Meggy, Our Dog

Meggy was rescued in a police raid at puppy farm almost four years ago. Someone from a local charity accompanied them and brought two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels back across the country where, with a group of foster parents, they were cared for. We’d had our home check and waited until a Cavi came up.… Continue reading Meet Meggy, Our Dog

Inspirational, Non-fiction

Live for Joy by Anne Scottlin

Published by The Power of Joy Institute - This title is available in hardcover, softcover, and Kindle. Even if you only have a minute or two, you can create a mindset that helps you start celebrating your life again and become the kind of person you are proud to be. Anne Scottlin, award-winning writer, podcaster… Continue reading Live for Joy by Anne Scottlin

Inspirational, Romance

Summer in Bliss by Freda Ann

154 pages, Summer romance, Karen's Magic Review This book came from someone on Instagram. They reviewed it and said how much they loved it. So from that I downloaded it. The fact that it was a novella and a summer read persuaded me as I had just come out of a large six book series.… Continue reading Summer in Bliss by Freda Ann

Articles, Inspirational

One Died and One Comatose!

Everything and everyone has a story. And, in keeping of the ethos of Magic of Stories, they are all around us every day. Today I thought I would share something different with my blog followers. It is a first for my blog, but even plants have a tale to tell. This is the story of… Continue reading One Died and One Comatose!

Inspirational, Non-fiction, People, Places

About a Book – Paradise Road, a Memoir by Marilyn Kriete

Introducing Marilyn Kriete WebsiteGoodreadsAmazon Where did the idea for the story come from? My life! I knew I had a story worth telling, full of twists, turns, colourful characters and places, and an inspirational journey. Give a quote from the books, one that says little but speaks volumes.  I learn, too late, that there are… Continue reading About a Book – Paradise Road, a Memoir by Marilyn Kriete

Inspirational, Non-fiction

Journey Fitness

Travis and Cyndy Barnes tell their story of hope and inspiration after rebounding from tragedy! The book is available worldwide across all platforms! If you fear you may be about to hit rock bottom—whether compounded by personal tragedy, inner turmoil, or drug abuse, then fitness entrepreneur Travis Barnes’s latest book, Journey Fitness, will give you the… Continue reading Journey Fitness

Fantasy, Inspirational, Mystery, Paranormal, Psychological, Romance, science Fiction

The Secret of Excalibur by Sahara Foley, a book review

Fiction mash-up - Arthurian Fantasy - Mystery 315 pages. Kindle Unlimited Pictures Telling Stories The psychic Institute shown in the first picture is where Ruth works and just above her is Arthur. They go for a holiday and stay at the inn pictured, where some funny things happen. Funny as in humorous because Arthur is… Continue reading The Secret of Excalibur by Sahara Foley, a book review

Anthologies, Book, Crime, Fantasy, Inspirational, Romance

Best Reads of 2020

Magic of Stories has finished 2020 and now telling you about the magic of stories read over the year with my favourite reads. According to Goodreads, I read a total of 50 books. A story is not a story without the details and I'll give you the outstanding moments for each of these. Chasing Daisy… Continue reading Best Reads of 2020