I have a special friend who lives with Depression. There are days when I wake up wondering if he will still be alive when I go to check on him on Facebook. I know a few people with clinical depression. But he is the one that I watch the most.
A few years ago I found myself dreaming of doing more with my writing. I wanted to be a writer but I couldn't seem to get passed the dreaming phase and on to the actual writing. Like so many people I was stuck until I accepted that no matter the outcome, I would never know what it was like to be a writer without actually trying. I had to give… Read More »Shut up and write!
The air is sweet, sickening sweet at times. Parts of the island never fail to make me hate being here just because of the way that it smells. But here in the Laughing Grass fields it isn’t so bad, it is almost sensual in the way that the spice mixes with the heat from the yellow sun. The warmth melts over my bare arms, now tanned with months of hunting… Read More »Reflections of Neverland
The Child Thief by Brom My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Child Thief has remained one of my favorite books of all time. I read it a few years ago and it has been at the top of my list every time I talk about books. I don't have a lot of favorites, but this one is truly so different and fantastic that it has been set aside. Since… Read More »FireFly Book Review – The Child Thief by Brom
Unwind by Neal Shusterman My rating: 4 of 5 stars At first I wasn't sure how I was going to feel about reading a young adult book about a bunch of kids. But I have to say this is perhaps the best book I have read all year. I loved the way the book had great flow and stories woven together with skill. This book will make you think about… Read More »Firefly Book Review: Unwind by Neil Shusterman