Category Archives: Women Writers

My Book Review of The Prince and the Troll (Faraway collection)

The Prince and the Troll by Rainbow Rowell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow – An Enchanting Modern Fairy Tale This was a profound story. A modern fairy tale that made me laugh, filled me with sadness, and was thought-provoking. The imagery was as powerful as the connection between the characters. There was a darkness and a hope to

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My Book Review of Pushing Up Daisies

Pushing Up Daisies by Katherine Hayton My rating: 5 of 5 stars A Cozy Read I enjoyed this story. It was a good mystery surrounded by interesting friendships and caring hearts. Plus, there was a cat, so that’s a win! The characters were charming. I loved how diverse the Willow, Harmony, and Reg were from each other, yet they had

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My Book Review of Kindness is my Superpower: A children’s Book About Empathy, Kindness and Compassion

Kindness is my Superpower: A children’s Book About Empathy, Kindness and Compassion by Alicia Ortego My rating: 4 of 5 stars A lovely Middle Grade Book I really enjoyed this book. It had beautiful illustrations, witty rhymes, and a loving message. It is a great gift idea for children 8-12 years of age. I do not see this as a

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My Book Review of ONE CHRISTMAS: An Anglesey Story

ONE CHRISTMAS: An Anglesey Story by Karen J. Mossman My rating: 5 of 5 stars A Moving Holiday Tale I read the original version of this book in December 2019 and enjoyed it (see review HERE). Since then, Karen has developed the story into a fuller tale that runs you through a gamut of emotions, drawing laughter and tears. When

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The Extra by Mel Anastasiou

The Extra – A Monument Studios Mystery By Mel Anastasiou The Extra is the first in the Monument Studios Mystery series. Set in 1930s Hollywood, the series follows the adventures of amateur sleuth Frankie Ray. Synopsis: Vancouver schoolmarm Frankie Ray runs away to Silver Screen Hollywood to test her conviction that an actress who lacks glamour but has talent and

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