2020 Reading Challenge: April Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book with an #OwnVoices character different than you.

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2020 Reading Challenge: March Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is a book you were supposed to read in high school, but didn’t.

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2020 Reading Challenge: February Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions. This month’s category is nontraditional romance.

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Best Book of 2019: What to Read

Throughout the year, I have been awarding books with my Best Book Award if they receive a five-star rating from me. In order to receive a five-star rating, it needs to be an incredible book that leaves me with nothing bad to say. I have read many outstanding books this year, but a few have stuck in my head and really made a lasting impression. It was hard to pick my favorite book of the year, but here is the winner and a few that almost made the cut.

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2020 Reading Challenge: January Book Recommendations

I invite all of you to participate in the Judging More Than Just the Cover 2020 Reading Challenge. Each month, we have a category to follow. Pick at least one book that falls into that category. I’ll let you know what book I chose and give a few other suggestions.

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It’s a Writer Thing — Writer’s Block Series: Part 4

This is a guest post by Jessica Bayliss. So far, we covered the importance of generating the WHYS of writing, how to generate ENTHUSIASM when the fire is dwindling, and how to generate JOY.
As promised, this time around, I’ll be discussing a visual imaging process.

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Review: Rules of Magic | Alice Hoffman

The Rules of Magic follows three magical siblings from the 1960s to 1990s. Their ancestors were cursed so that no one in their family could ever love or else their significant other would face disastrous consequences. But this conflicts with one of the three major rules of magic: Fall in love whenever you can.

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It’s a Writer Thing — Writer’s Block Series: Part 3

This is a guest post by Jessica Bayliss. Last time, I focused on those situations where the excitement to work on a WIP has fizzled and how to re-ignite enthusiasm; and we covered the importance of gaining clarity as to WHY you write in the first post. Today, as promised, I’m going to tackle how to generate JOY for your writing.

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