Booklr Questions – Do you read Poetry?

Do you read Poetry? I don’t go out of my way to purchase or read poetry, but I do enjoy it on occasion.  IAs a child it was Shel Silverstein who gave me a connection to poetry.  And the opening poem in Where the Sidewalk Ends still connects with me today. The Invitation If you Read More …

Booklr Questions – What 5 elements would your ideal book have?

What 5 elements would your ideal book have? Choosing 5 things to make the perfect book seems almost as challenging as writing it, but here are the things that come to mind for me. A world in which magic is possible. – Think fantasy. A map. – Maps are amazing. They help you to follow Read More …

Faerie Born – A Review

So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – When her friend Jade is taken by strange creatures, Alexis crosses over into the faerie realm of Azaria intent only on saving Jade and returning home. Instead, she ends up on a quest to defeat the dark lord Morlin where startling truths are revealed. Those closest Read More …

Booklr Questions – Who is your OTP?

Who is your OTP? For those of you who may not know, OTP stands for One True Pairing.  That’s the couple that you “ship” the most- the people in a book or series who you feel really belong together, whether or not that’s how the author writes it. For me, my OTP will always be Read More …

Booklr Questions – A book that makes you feel comforted?

Do you have a book that makes you feel comforted? There isn’t any one book that makes me feel comforted. For me, it’s more the act of reading.  When I am in the middle of a panic attack, or feel anxiety coming on, I find reading to be very calming. More often than not, when Read More …

Booklr Questions – Do you mark your books?

Do you mark, highlight, or dog ear your books? Or do you keep them in perfect condition? Back in high school I was all about marking up my books with highlighters and notes in the margins. But as I’ve gotten away from reading for academic purposes, and more into reading for pleasure, I have stopped Read More …

Laura Pommier at the Dunn Art Gallery

I recently got a chance to visit the Dunn Art Gallery at Oakland City University to see Laura Pommier’s exhibit of drawings and paintings, entitled “Character Plots.” The exhibit was full of fantastical artwork featuring characters who don’t always seem to fit into their surroundings. While Pommier’s work is more representational than I typically prefer, Read More …