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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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BLOG TOUR! || Amber Eyes

ABOUT THE BOOK Destiny can be cruel.
Darkness retreated from the light of the scarlet moon, but has since grown even stronger. The Mistress of Shadows has found a new pawn—one that may be the key to unlocking the door to her underground prison. Now evil threatens to escape its shackles and destroy th…

What's in a Name?

How was your Monday, my friends? Mine was a lovely, rainy one.  And to end it, I've got just a couple, unique names for you today.
Enjoy.  :]
Zaina F | Arabic zah-EE-na (possibly), or ZAY-nah (English)
The feminine form of Zayn, which means "beauty, grace."

Annora F | English (rare) ǝ-NOR-ah,…

What's in a Name?

It's a new week, my lovelies! How's your Monday progressing? Today marks the halfway point of January - WUT?? And also my little brother's 22nd birthday.  :]  
In my attempt to accomplish my goals/dreams for this year, I give to you a new set of names! Enjoy. Jarran
M | English (modern), He…

Do YOU Have a Dream?

Regarding my writings and stories and numerous WIPs and concept ideas. . .

Buuuuuuuuuuttttt. . . In order to pursue said dream, one must actually STRIVE to make it happen.  We all know books don't write themselves.  It takes the pens and minds of the authors to create the treasures that are stor…

Book Review | Scarlet Moon

Scarlet Moon
Children of the Blood Moon #1
S.D. Grimm

Gilead Publishing | October 21, 2016
Fantasy, Christian, Clean Fiction

The hunted Feravolk are counting on Jayden, a seventeen-year-old, dagger-wielding, storm-detecting orphan, to save their race. Maybe they should have thought of that b…

What's in a Name?

It's been so long since I've shared a Name post.This will be the first of 2018!  How exciting. :]  Since last I posted one of these particular posts, I've gathered some new monikers I believe you may like.  Enjoy!

Reid M | English REED
From a surname, a Scots variant of Reed, from the Old E…

One Good Thing || & A Blog Tag #MyFirstPostRevisited

Happy Saturday, all!  You've made it! You've survived to see the weekend! God is so good, is He not? :]
Something my in-laws have started when we're all together at the dinner table is to name one good thing that happened to you during that day/week.  All too often, we focus on the nega…

"That is SO cliche." || How to Keep Your Stories Fresh

I recently read a post on The Orphan Protagonist Cliche: Why is it Still Used? - and it started up the wee cogs in me brain a-thinkin'.

WHY?  Well, because I am so guilty of this. . . My WIP, Safia, is this way. . . But I also have a concept story that's been in my head for a year or two no…

Book Review | The House on Foster Hill

The House on Foster Hill
Jaime Jo Wright

Bethany House | November 21st, 2017
Christian Fiction, Thriller, Murder Mystery

          Kaine Prescott is no stranger to death. When her husband died two years ago, her pleas for further investigation into his suspicious death fell on deaf ears. In…

Welcome, 2018

Happy New Year, dear ones!  I hope each of you had a marvelous Christmas celebrating our Saviour's birth, and enjoying the blessing of family and friends.
This year has been a good one.  I'll spare you a lengthy wrap-up as the Hubs and I are leaving soon for lunch with my side of the family…

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February Snippets!
Here are some Snippets from last month.  These hail from my WIP Safia and another project I'm …
Psalm 34:18
The LORD is near the brokenhearted;  He saves those crushed in spirit.  ( Psalm 34:18) > > >…
In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
What's in a Name? || Surnames Edition
Good evening, y'all. It's the third week of AUGUST. O_o I'm picking up on my Name post ra…