“Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus.”


Originally posted on Word by Word:
Many years ago, I worked as an archivist for the Newspaper Association of America. Basically, it’s the national association for all newspaper publishers/owners. One of the great things about working at NAA’s library was the fabulous special collection of original newspapers and other documents that dated back to the…

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Finding the Joy in #HolidayLights- #SundayStills #Photography


This week’s Sunday Stills Challenge is LIGHTS! You can check out our host, Terri Webster Schrandt’s post here Maybe it’s due to the warmer temperatures (at least for Canada) and the rarity of snow, but Victoria goes all out for Christmas. Here’s a few of the lights we’ve seen in previous years. We hope to […]

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Sunday Lines: Sunday, December 20


Originally posted on Word by Word:
Here are a few encouraging #SundayLines provided by our #WordbyWord authors with the theme SEARCHING FOR JOY Interested in learning more? Click on the pictures below to gain more insight into each author. Really look at the joyfulness of a child, then try it back on yourself. Kathryn Jane…

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December Book Reviews, Part II


Originally posted on Myths of the Mirror:
My 60-book Autumn Reading Challenge was a success, finishing with 5 days to spare!! Here are final 6 reviews and a snapshot of all the wonderful books. December’s Part II book reviews include my 4 and 5 star reads of YA fantasy, a paranormal anthology, short stories, and poetry!…

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#BookReview- The Culmination by Gwen Plano #Military #Suspense @gmplano


Blurb from Amazon.com The Culmination, a new beginning is the third book in The Contract thriller series. After an assassination attempt on an Air Force base in northern California, tensions mount. Heads of state meet to craft a denuclearization agreement. The meetings between these nuclear powers take a murderous turn. A nefarious conspiracy re-emerges and […]

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Snowy Days- #SundayStills #Photography


Terri Webster Schrandt is traveling to her new home this week, so the Sunday Stills Photography Challenge is hosted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales. Stop by to see the pictures and join in here. We don’t see a lot of snow (except from a distance!) on southern Vancouver Island, but every now and […]

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Want Family Drama? Read Jacquie Biggar’s The Sister Pact


Originally posted on WordDreams…:
A big shout out to efriend, fellow blogger, and USA Best Selling author, Jacquie Biggar. I’ve read about a gazillion of Jacquie Biggar’s novels (see my reviews of Maggie’s Revenge and The Sheriff Meets His Match). They’re always quick, fun, and thrilling–though how varies a lot. This one, The Sister Pact:…

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New Book Release – #Shortstories – Life is Like a Bowl of Cherries: Sometimes Bitter, Sometimes Sweet by Sally Cronin


Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
I wasn’t sure if I would make it before Christmas, but thanks to David who pulled out all the stops as always, my new short story collection, with a sprinkling of poetry is now available. About the collection Life is Like a Bowl of Cherries: Sometimes Bitter, Sometimes Sweet…

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Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #Romance – Perfectly Imperfect by Jacquie Biggar


Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
I was delightfully distracted from getting my Christmas book promotions scheduled this week by a lovely dose of romance from USA Today Bestselling author Jacquie Biggar with her latest release Perfectly Imperfect. About the book What happens when Miss Perfection clashes with Mr. Casual? Chaos! Georgina’s in trouble. The…

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Sommerville Holidays Too by @VickiBatman #HolidayRomance #Reading


Book Title & Genre: Sommerville holidays too, romantic comedy holiday stories Release Date: November 1, 2020 Author: Vicki Batman Publisher: VLMBatman Word Count: Page Count: 142 ISBN:    NA ASIN:  B08JQN19L6/digital Price: $2.99 Tagline: Love blossoms in the small town of Sommerville in these heartwarming holiday tales, filled with fun and forever possibilities. The Great Fruitcake […]

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