A Study in Summer: Hide and Seek


Originally posted on Word by Word:
“Summer set lip to earth’s bosom bare, And left the flushed print in a poppy there. ” ~ Francis Thompson,?“The Poppy,” 1891 (This is a repost of a blog journal entry I wrote years ago, pre-pandemic. But I wanted to share it because while it’s slightly melancholic it’s also…

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enter to win on @BookSweeps today — plus the rest of the exciting High-Tech Crime Solvers Series from a great collection of authors… AND a brand new eReader :D #amreading #Giveaway


BookSweeps Thriller BookGiveaway! Today, I have a fun surprise to share with you… I’ve teamed up with the rest of the fantastic authors to give away a huge collection of High-Tech Crime Solvers Series to 2 lucky winners! Oh, and did I mention the Grand Prize winner gets a BRAND NEW eReader? 😁  You can […]

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#TuesdayBookReview- No More Mulberries by @MarySmithWriter #WomensFic


Scottish-born midwife, Miriam loves her work at a health clinic in rural Afghanistan and the warmth and humour of her women friends in the village, but she can no longer ignore the cracks appearing in her marriage. Her doctor husband has changed from the loving, easy-going man she married and she fears he regrets taking […]

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Introducing THE STONES #newrelease #scifi #aliens


Originally posted on Staci Troilo:
Ciao, amici! I know I was starting to sound like a tease. But this time, I mean it. The wait is over. Astral Conspiracy Book 2, The Stones, has been released! https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B08DM6C1NG&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_4fIhFbP87EE0A I know I recently mentioned a “binge drop” of the whole series. Well, for various reasons, that didn’t…

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Sunday Lines: Sunday, July 26


Originally posted on Word by Word:
Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme IN TIMES OF TROUBLE and ideas for finding joy, peace, humor, and inspiration. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight about each author. Tell someone they’ve made a difference.…

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2020 Mid-Summer Middle Grade & Young Adult Book List


Originally posted on Word by Word:
I’m so happy about the new direction this blog has taken, and we’re all working hard behind the scenes to make this a place of beauty and courage and perseverance. One of the things we’re all passionate about is literacy. So, with that in mind, I’m posting my bi-annual…

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Sunday Lines: Sunday, July 19


Originally posted on Word by Word:
Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme IN TIMES OF TROUBLE and ideas for finding joy, peace, humor, and inspiration. Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight about each author. “Without our memories, what do we…

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Sacred Ground #Tanka Tuesday


Originally posted on Myths of the Mirror:
pixabay image The soil is charmed, morning-cool, and damp from last night’s dew. Droplets of light embroider a rose’s scarlet petals, and the zucchini by the stone wall lifts its giant green hands to catch the midsummer sun. Warmth drips like a fountain. The trees clap their leaves…

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#Gardening- Nature’s version of Yoga #Meditation #Health @jacqbiggar


Originally posted on Word by Word:
Gardening is Good for Your Health! Even though we’re going through an unprecedented time, there are ways to enrich your mental and physical health. Growing your own garden is beneficial to your well-being. Tweet Fruits and vegetables picked fresh from the vine taste better, are nutritious, and gives intense…

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Christmas in July- #FreeReads #Romance


I’m Celebrating Christmas in July! I almost forgot to share this, but my holiday novella, Mistletoe Inn, is available for #Free today! Mistletoe Inn International link: http://books2read.com/MistletoeInn TBR List- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42204464-mistletoe-inn BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/books/mistletoe-inn-by-jacquie-biggar A grieving man finds the greatest gift is love in this heartwarming holiday romance. Molly McCarty is in need of a new beginning after […]

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Sunday Lines: In Times of Trouble


Originally posted on Word by Word:
Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme IN TIMES OF TROUBLE Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight about each author. Find solace in a good book. Vicki Batman At the end of every day, write…

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