First Loser?

Scout’s Honor was named as a Finalist in the 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Awards. Anyone who follows soccer knows that when you’re named Finalist, you came in second. In the book world, “Finalist” is good! Great, actually. I am humbled and honored that my beloved debut novel, the only tangible thing that kept me present, … More First Loser?

Book Review – Tobacco Sun by Lorna Hollifield

Debut author Lorna Hollifield crafted a thoughtful and challenging southern tale with both the beauty and darkness residing within the North Carolina tobacco fields and the deep complexities hiding within the unbreakable bond of sisters. It is 1947, and Jimi-Lyn find herself as the ugly older sister left behind by her beautiful,  younger, pin-up model … More Book Review – Tobacco Sun by Lorna Hollifield

Book Review – Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by JM Sullivan

JM Sullivan’s debut, Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles, is a retelling of an obvious classic but with a modern, smart, witty spin. As a reader, I don’t normally read YA dystopian leaning series like this. So I am actually surprised how entertaining and engaging the entire book is, even to an old, decrepit teenager like me. … More Book Review – Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles by JM Sullivan


I generally can’t stand Facebook anymore. For so many reasons. And yes, I realize the irony that I’m sharing this blog post on Facebook. But I am so I can share about my recent experience with a rare positive, thanks to this most popular social media platform.   On my author Facebook page, I received … More Legacy