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Nibling (Age 15) Book Review – Defier by Mandy Fender!

My niece’s book review of Defier by Mandy Fender! Rating: 3.5 stars Defier is a great story. I thought it was really neat that the characters came alive so well. I genuinely appreciated the way Mrs. Fender showed the struggle of trusting God when everything you love is at stake. Defier was fast-paced and held …

Review: Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn from Actors

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Getting into Character has changed my life… for better and for worse. As I read about each of Brandilyn’s seven secrets, I saw them come to life elsewhere. In the books I was reading in between the secrets from Getting into Character. This provided a fantastic learning experience!

After reading Secret 1 – Personalizing – I couldn’t help but think of (don’t laugh at me!) Katniss from The Hunger Games.

Review: The Prodigal Platypus: The story of God’s endless ove and forgiveness

I can’t express enough how much I love this book. I enjoyed it so much that it is hard for me to write an objective review… And it’s a children’s picture book!

Review: Ashlynn’s Dreams

Ashlynn’s Dreams by Julie C. Gilbert My rating: 3 of 5 stars Ashlynn’s Dreams was approached in a very unique way. It was told through a series of letters and journal entries, making the story either intriguing or confusing, depending on your preference. Ashlynn’s Dreams makes you think. It provokes questions on morality and brings …

Review: UnEnchanted

UnEnchanted by Chanda Hahn My rating: 5 of 5 stars An excellent book from beginning to end. I found it very amusing and literally laughed out loud more times than I can count. I even stayed up till 2AM to finish it….Something I will rarely do. I liked the modernness of the tale. The references …