I have mentioned my early reading adventures in several posts now, and recently I have had another come floating up from the depths of my memory… Disney’s read-along books. They came with a record that slid into a pocket in the back of the book and I loved them! All of a sudden, books became …

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Some of our oldest stories were told in pictures. Even today, there are some wonderful books that tell their stories without any words at all. Their pictures, seeds that take root in the imagination, blooming into a different story each time we look at them. The Silver Pony by Lynd Ward is one such book. …

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This post certainly falls into the random thoughts category! I was going through pictures, looking for ones I can put into a calendar for this upcoming year; however, the pictures that seemed to keep grabbing my attention were the ones of food. Ummmm, food! One thing all of us share in one way or another, …

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November 11th might the official release date for Lumina and the Goblin King, but the pre-order is already up on Amazon! You can find it here: https://www.amazon.com/Lumina-Goblin-King-Cari-Jones-ebook/dp/B08LSQFM86/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Lumina+and+the+Goblin+King&pldnSite=1&qid=1603734039&s=digital-text&sr=1-3 This is my first ebook, and I confess it was more than a little frustrating at times. There may have even been tears and swear words involved on …

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I first read Fairer-than-a-fairy in Andrew Lang’s Yellow Fairy Book. Though apparently, the story was originally published in 1718 as Le Princ Arc-en-ciel. It was done so anonymously, however, it has often been attributed to the Chevalier de Mailly. I will admit, I kept only a few elements from the original story. However, this reimagining …

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