My Top 10 Books of 2021

Books are one of my favorite things in the world. I’m finishing up #37 of the year right now, and I’ve listed my Top 10 below in no particular order. (Well, okay, if I’m honest the last one on the list might be my favorite.) Maybe you can find some to add to your 2022…… Continue reading My Top 10 Books of 2021

I Take It Back – The Oprah’s Book Club Book I Won’t Read

I enjoy fiction. But when it’s fiction passed off as truth? Not so much. A big thanks to a blog reader who pointed out that A Million Little Pieces is a fake. The author promoted the book as his life story, but it is filled with lies. When I did a little research, I realized…… Continue reading I Take It Back – The Oprah’s Book Club Book I Won’t Read

Additions to My 2015 Summer Reading List

What happens when you go to a writer’s conference is you come home with a brain that is about to explode and a new list of books you want to read. (Some people are addicted to chocolate or exercise or alcohol. I’m addicted to books…) Needless to say, I had to add to my previous…… Continue reading Additions to My 2015 Summer Reading List

The Hangman’s Daughter: A Brief Review

I’m not usually tempted by a Daily Deal, but for some reason I succumbed to Kindle’s advertising ploy one day this summer. Lucky for me The Hangman’s Daughter was worth the $1.99 I paid for it. This book is a bit gorier than books I normally read, but I think it was the disturbing nature…… Continue reading The Hangman’s Daughter: A Brief Review

Hatchet and the Superior Hiking Trail

Our family had our first “wilderness” adventure together this summer. With all of our necessities on our backs, we packed in to a primitive campsite on the Superior Hiking Trail and spent the night away from all modern conveniences. ¬†And we all came out alive. The boys filtered water from the Split Rock River, gathered…… Continue reading Hatchet and the Superior Hiking Trail