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Mystery Monday: Aunt Dimity and the Summer King
Title: Aunt Dimity and the Summer King (Aunt Dimity #20). Author: Nancy Atherton Publisher: Viking, 2015. 240 pages. Source: Library Publisher's Summary: There’s trouble in
Finch. Four recently sold cottages are standing empty, and the locals
fear that a ...
Title: Aunt Dimity and the Summer King (Aunt Dimity #20). Author: Nancy Atherton Publisher: Viking, 2015. 240 pages. Source: Library Publisher's Summary: There’s trouble in Finch. Four recently sold cottages are standing empt...
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Photos: Death Valley #3
I'm out hiking, getting more photos to share! But here is a collection of scenes from our third day of Death Valley adventures--we rented a jeep and drove Titus Canyon, then the long long road to the Racetrack--the only place known where rocks move on their...
I'm out hiking, getting more photos to share! But here is a collection of scenes from our third day of Death Valley adventures--we rented a jeep and drove Titus Canyon, then the long long road to the Racetrack--the only place...
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Friday Flash: Dead in the Water
This week, Chuck challenged us to start a story with a dead body . That was all. I figured that was right up my alley, so here it is. I've been a bit pressed for time, so this is a hasty job. Not intended for children. Dead in the Water The body washed gent...
This week, Chuck challenged us to start a story with a dead body. That was all. I figured that was right up my alley, so here it is. I've been a bit pressed for time, so this is a hasty job. Not intended for children. Dead in...
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Audio Mystery Review: The Cruelest Month
Title: The Cruelest Month  (A Three Pines Mystery) Author: Louise Penny; narrated by Ralph Coshan Publisher: Original St. Martin's Minotaur, 2008 (320 pages). My edition: Blackstone Audio, 2008. Source: Library (on-line digital) Summary: In this third book ...
Title: The Cruelest Month  (A Three Pines Mystery) Author: Louise Penny; narrated by Ralph Coshan Publisher: Original St. Martin's Minotaur, 2008 (320 pages). My edition: Blackstone Audio, 2008. Source: Library (on-line digit...
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Photo Time: Death Valley
Time for another photo/travel post! A few weeks ago I started a report on our Spring Break trip to Death Valley and other cool (warm) places with a bit on the Eureka Dunes . Time to move on to DV proper for the second installment! To get from the Eureka Dun...
Time for another photo/travel post! A few weeks ago I started a report on our Spring Break trip to Death Valley and other cool (warm) places with a bit on the Eureka Dunes. Time to move on to DV proper for the second installm...
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Friday Flash Fiction: The Slave of the Truth
This week's flash is based on a title from a random title generator. Here you have 997 words about... The Slave of the Truth Initially, Jardon’s parents thought he had been blessed. At the usual naming ceremonies following his birth, he received many of the...
This week's flash is based on a title from a random title generator. Here you have 997 words about... The Slave of the Truth Initially, Jardon’s parents thought he had been blessed. At the usual naming ceremonies followin...
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Young Adult Review: Wind Catcher
  Title: Wind Catcher Author: Jeff Altabee & Erynn Altabee Publisher: Evolved Publishing, 2015, 324 pages Source: Electronic review copy as part of book review blitz Publisher's Summary: Juliet Wildfire Stone hears voices and sees visions, but she can’t
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  Title: Wind Catcher Author: Jeff Altabee & Erynn Altabee Publisher: Evolved Publishing, 2015, 324 pages Source: Electronic review copy as part of book review blitz Publisher's Summary: Juliet Wildfire Stone hears v...
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Mystery Monday: Statute of Limitations
Title: Statute of Limitations (Posadas County #4) Author: Steven F. Havill; narrated by Stephanie Brush Publisher: Original text, St. Martin's Press, 2006. Audiobook, Books in Motion, 2006 Source: Library (digital) Summary: It's Christmas in Posadas, New Me...
Title: Statute of Limitations (Posadas County #4) Author: Steven F. Havill; narrated by Stephanie Brush Publisher: Original text, St. Martin's Press, 2006. Audiobook, Books in Motion, 2006 Source: Library (digital) Summary: I...
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Middle Grade Review: Brown Girl Dreaming
Title: Brown Girl Dreaming Author: Jacqueline Woodson Publisher: Nancy Paulson Books, 2014. 336 pages Source: Library Publisher's Summary: A novel in verse. Raised
in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in
each place. In vivid po...
Title: Brown Girl Dreaming Author: Jacqueline Woodson Publisher: Nancy Paulson Books, 2014. 336 pages Source: Library Publisher's Summary: A novel in verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway h...
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Friday Flash Fiction: Red Sands
This week Chuck Wendig assigned us all the Random Title Jamboree .  Two lists of words, two rolls of the D20 (or, in my case, the random number generator), and you have two words for your title. I decided it was time for a story really meant for the kids, a...
This week Chuck Wendig assigned us all the Random Title Jamboree.  Two lists of words, two rolls of the D20 (or, in my case, the random number generator), and you have two words for your title. I decided it was time for a sto...
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Mystery Monday: Crewel World, by Monica Ferris
An audio book review. Title: Crewel World (A Needlecraft Mystery) Author:  Monica Ferris, read by Susan Boyce Publisher: Audiogo, 2011(originally published by Berkeley Prime Crime, 1999, 245 pages) Source: Library (digital) Summary:  When Betsy Devonshire h...
An audio book review. Title: Crewel World (A Needlecraft Mystery) Author:  Monica Ferris, read by Susan Boyce Publisher: Audiogo, 2011(originally published by Berkeley Prime Crime, 1999, 245 pages) Source: Library (digital) S...
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Middle Grade Review: Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco
School's out for my boys and I've already lost track of the days of the week...so here's my Wednesday review, a day late and a dollar short. Title: Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco Author: Julie Anne Grasso   Publisher: Julie Anne Grasso, 2015, ...
School's out for my boys and I've already lost track of the days of the week...so here's my Wednesday review, a day late and a dollar short. Title: Frankie Dupont and the Lemon Festival Fiasco Author: Julie Anne Grasso...
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Writer, hiker, desperately fighting off middle age with a bike and a swimming pool.
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I grew up on Vashon Island in Washington State, and have lived in California since 1991.
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Have published two books, The Ninja Librarian and Return to Skunk Corners. The third and fourth books will be out within the year. And I have two teenaged sons and a spouse and survived a month-long road trip with all three last summer.
Education
  • Vashon Island High School
    1977 - 1981
  • Whiworth College (now University)
    English, 1981 - 1985
    BA with major in English, minor in Music, with coursework in elementary ed.
  • University of Washington
    English, 1987 - 1988
    MA in English
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    English, 1991 - 1995
    PhD., with dissertation on the Middle English Romance.
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