Book Reviews

If Fallen Stars Are Real, So Are Promised Dragonfly Heroines—My Review of Halayda by Sarah Delena White

halayda sarah delena white

It's human for us to want to deal with darkness, and senseless suffering, and pain. All too often, though, these themes leave us into a dark labyrinth of despair. What I love so much about Halayda is how it deals with darkness, bloodshed, and loss with a sense of eternal hope. This is a rare [...]

Life, Poetry

To Cut Loose a Thousand Half-Committed Endeavours

the power of focus

I hope to do less Not more. To pour into each thought and moment My whole self. So that the day is full of fully completed experiences. Not hurried, tense moments. I hope to let go. To cut loose A thousand half-committed endeavours. To free them to find another life. To leave behind them— Calm. [...]

Book Reviews

The Detective’s Assistant Review

the detective's assistant by kate hannigan

Did you know that Pinkerton's hired the first lady detective? Her name was Kate Warne, and her story is partly told in the delightlful and touching middle grade novel The Detective's Assistant, by the lovely Kate Hannigan. There are so many wonderful things in this story. A few who worked on the Underground Railroad, even [...]