Quote Me Thursday: Awesome Quotes from Elsewhere

Quote Me Thursday: Awesome Quotes from Elsewhere

Today for Quote Me Thursday, I'm turning to other bloggers and writers for their favorite quotes. There are quite a few interesting ones on the list! 1. I don't know if it will help you get rich, but Business Insider has collected a list of 21 quotes from Bill Gates. My favorite: "You know, even when we wrote down at Microsoft in 1975, 'a computer on every desk and in every home,' we didn't realize, oh, we’ll have to be a big company. Every time, I thought, 'Oh, God, can we double in … [Read more...]

Click and Chat Social Media Link-Up #15

Click and Chat Social Media Link-Up #15

    The Click & Chat Social Media Link up Party #15! Thank you so much for stopping by The Click and Chat Social Media Link up Party! We are all about networking and helping you grow your social media numbers! This month we are excited to announce that this linkup will appear on 13 amazing blogs!! That is 13 times the exposure for you and your links! We are also looking for co-hosts for the coming up months, so if you are interested please contact either Amber or Kim … [Read more...]

Review: Books from Author Carole P. Roman (children’s picture books)

Review: Books from Author Carole P. Roman (children’s picture books)

Carol Roman sent me a collection of her books, including many of her "If You Were Me and Lived In..." books and two from the Captain No-Beard line.  Since the books are so short, I thought I would review them all at once as a collective whole. Collection: If You Were Me and Lived In... Author: Carol P. Roman Source: Free from publisher Genre: Non-fiction picture book Readability Rating: 4 stars Morality Rating: G Buy The Books:  Mexico, Russia, India, South Korea, Norway, … [Read more...]

We Need Diverse Books: 11 Quotes from Foreign Authors

We Need Diverse Books: 11 Quotes from Foreign Authors

Writers and book-lovers are talking a lot right now about the lack of diversity in literature. Of course, there are many reasons for this, including lack of education in many countries, the fact that only a few countries translate their books into one of the "big" languages, and the fact that publishers want a specific kind of book. I'm planning to push the #weneeddiversebooks campaign by widening my own reading horizons. I have only read books written by US, UK, German, Australian, French, … [Read more...]

Literary Junkies Book Chat: Book Villains, Summer Reading, and More!

This month, I am a co-host for the Literary Junkies link-up! Hello everyone! What are you reading? Tell us about it! I just finished reading Nine Years Gone, a fun thriller from Chris Culver about a man who thinks he has left his past behind, but 9 years later, he is forced to deal with it when his old girlfriend comes back into town after she left when the two of them framed her step-father for her murder. If you like crime novels, this one is pretty good! Do you find yourself reading more … [Read more...]

Male Vs Female Writers: Is it All “Their” Fault?

Male Vs Female Writers: Is it All “Their” Fault?

In the literary world, there is somewhat of a stigma against female writers. This has happened since the first time a female picked up a pen (presumably she was protecting her delicate virtue by using the BIC for Her pens). Often, topics that females tend to write about are considered "lesser" than the topics that men choose to write about. It is so bad, that sometimes, female writers choose to use their initials only or write under a male pseudonym to get taken seriously as a writer. Even … [Read more...]

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