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 Review I saw this book reviewed on Instagram. It was described as a light summer read novella, and so I downloaded it. Summer in Bliss is the story of Mia and Dash. They had each rented a holiday home on the edge of the ocean in a town called Bliss.… 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

Author Interview, Book, Inspirational, Non-fiction, Stories, Young Adult/Teen

Behind the Name, author Gary Winstead

I am an author at Crimson Cloak Publishing, I also do some marketing work for them. Because of this I've read a number of their books, and know most of the authors at least by name.It's a funny world where we only know people by name and their words become their personality. Gary Winstead is… Continue reading Behind the Name, author Gary Winstead