Book Reviews

Book Review of Ask Nana Jean About Making a Difference:Reflections on Life

The title says it all. This book is a book of reflections by Jean Moule, emerita faculty member at Oregon State University. It’s a wonderful book, not meant to be read all in one sitting, but rather in small bites when you want to treat yourself to something wonderful like a chocolate truffle or two. […]

Read Across America Day — Go Indie!

For Dr. Seuss Day, why not try some Indie books? Below are five suggestions with links to their Amazon pages where you can read all about them! These books are listed primarily as middle grade (grades 6-8). 1. Treasure (Seed Savers) by S. Smith — speculative fiction, garden theme 2. The Candle Star (Divided Decade […]

The Religion of No Religion: Where Diversity Falls Short

Recently, I noticed a conversation under a review of one of my books on its Amazon page. The initial commenter, after reading a long and thorough review of the book, left a comment saying they were sorry to hear there was a “Christian theme” in the book because he/she was an atheist and had wanted to […]

Newbie Self-Publisher? There’s Help

Review of The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide When I decided to publish my first book in 2012, I knew nothing about how to put a book together and get it out there. Luckily for me, I found thebookdesigner.com by Joel Friedlander. Through his website, Joel taught me almost everything I know about self-publishing. I was […]