Book Review: A Newfound Land

A Newfound Land (Book IV in The Graham Saga) by Anna Belfrage Winner of the B.R.A.G. Medallion The fourth novel in Anna Belfrage’s Graham Saga series opens with promise: the sun on the eastern rim and Alex awake before anyone else, moving forward towards her morning refreshing, seeing the “stands of grasses to her right …

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Book Review: The Dragon’s Harp

Era of Dragons: The Lost Tales of Gwenhwyfar Book One: The Dragon’s Harp By Rachael Pruitt Growing up, Arthurian legends were practically part of who I was, having been told them at my mother’s knees; later she began to expose me to written accounts, which I greedily consumed. I’ve lost track of how many or …

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“Paul’s Case: A Study in Temperament”

"Paul's Case: A Study in Temperament" [Willa Cather image to be replaced] Willa Cather took me by surprise. As a voracious reader in high school I was fortunate to have an English teacher--unlike Paul, whose story is discussed below--who shared with me the fruits of her twenty-plus year collection of literature and its study: medieval, …

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TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge: Cobweb

OK, it's that time again, a roundup from a fun group who challenge themselves, with prompts from the household, to write haiku based on those objects/items, etc. [Cute spider image to be replaced] I had a whole lot of fun with this one: cobweb. Strictly speaking, I'm supposed to write only about the webby little things …

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