What Audio Books Can’t Deliver

Yesterday I discussed how and why I listened audio books and how my love of being read to evolved into a membership with Audible Books. I promised that today I’d give examples of what I miss about actual, hand-held books and what audio books can’t deliver. Aside from the new book smell, the crack when […]

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Are You a Listener or a Reader?

I have a habit of saying, “I read that book,” but what I really mean is I listened to that book. I discovered books-on-tape in my local library two decades ago. Often, as many as 18 cassette tapes would sit inside the clunky black cases holding a world of prose from every genre. Let me tell […]

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When Your Mind Becomes a Foriegn Country

Originally posted on Help from Heaven:
I woke up, looked in the mirror, and, although the face was the same, something was different. I did not feel like myself. It seemed as though, sometime during the night, I had become separated from myself.  Felt as though my mind had become a foreign country, and I…

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A Retrospective Look

When I look back over my life, I can’t see me  settling down. Feelings of satisfaction and completion are at war with feelings for more. My kids are grown and, by my standards, successful. My husband of these last 100 years seems content to stay with me. I enjoy my home, family, and friends. I […]

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Rave Reviews Book Club Shines Its Spotlight On Author Joyce Shaughnessy

It’s my pleasure to host author Joyce Shaughnessy on day 4 of her “Spotlight Author Blog Tour”, sponsored by Rave Reviews Book Club. Joyce is featuring her work of historical fiction entitled, The Healing Place. Today, Joyce shares how she gets inspired. Where to Find Inspiration If you are also an historical fiction author, the […]

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