Peacock Flock Review # 18 – Secondhand Charm

DanielleWamUncategorizedLeave a Comment

Secondhand Charm  Author: Julie Berry Length: ~ 352 pages Genre: Fantasy Heat level: Clean   Stars: 3.5 Somewhere Between Stars  Book Summary: In a secluded village, magic sparkles on the edges of the forest. There, a young girl named Evie possesses unusually strong powers as a healer. A gypsy’s charms—no more than trinkets when worn by others—are remarkably potent when Evie … Read More

Peacock Flock Review #17 – Infinity

DanielleWamUncategorized4 Comments

Infinity – Chronicles of Nick # 1  Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Length: ~ 464 pages Genre: Urban Fantasy Heat level: Clean   Stars: 3.5 Somewhere Between Stars  Book Summary: At fourteen, Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything about the world around him. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is the stuff of legends. . .until the night when his best friends … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #16

DanielleWamBook Reviews, Science Fiction2 Comments

Peacock Flock Book Review #16   The Mine Author: John A. HeldtLength: ~ 281 pages Genre: Science Fiction Heat level: Clean (scene or two “off screen”) Stars: 4 Stupendous Purple Stars  Book Summary: In 2000, Joel Smith is a cocky, adventurous young man who sees the world as his playground. But when the college senior, days from graduation, enters an abandoned … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #15 – Gears of Wonderland

DanielleWamUncategorized3 Comments

So we’re two days late, but not a dollar short. Here’s Book Review #15. 😀 Peacock Flock Book Review #15 Gears of Wonderland Author: Jason G. Anderson Length: ~ 216 pages Genre: Fantasy Steampunk Heat level: Clean  Stars: 4 Stupendous Purple Stars  Review: We were quite impressed with this from the beginning. We thought the cover was well done and … Read More

Peacock Flock Book Review #14 – Justice Deck of Lies #1

DanielleWamUncategorized1 Comment

Peacock Flock Book Review #14 Justice Author: Jade Varden Length: ~ 327 pages (Kindle Edition) Genre: YA suspense Heat level: Clean Stars:  3.5 Somewhere Between Stars             Review: First book in the Deck of Lies series. This book was a 4-4.5 until we got to the end. We read it very quickly and quite liked the characters. … Read More

My favourite literary character = Anne

DanielleWamUncategorized2 Comments

Day 5 Author Blog Challenge This one’s all about literary characters, which one’s my favourite and with which one can I most relate? My favourite character was hard to narrow down but I think it’s got to be Anne Shirley. I’m so similar to her in so many ways (see here). Although I didn’t get into nearly as many scrapes … Read More

What You Read Will Always Affect Your Writing

DanielleWamUncategorized2 Comments

Day 4 Author Blog Challenge. How does what I read affect what I write? What do I consistently pick up and what do I leave on the shelf? How would my writing change if I read other genres? Books have been in my hand since I was a small child. Some of my earliest memories are listening to my parents … Read More

3 Ways to Hone Your Writing Craft & How I Did It (for like 0$)

DanielleWamWriting6 Comments

Day 2 Author Blog Challenge. The prompt for today was about classes, programs or workshops I might’ve taken to hone my craft. As the publishing and writing industry is inherently expensive for anything of that sort I have yet to attend one. (First one ever in Aug! Sa-weet) But that doesn’t mean I haven’t done everything in my power to … Read More

And It’s Go Time

DanielleWamUncategorized4 Comments

I’ve done it. I’ve finally bitten the bullet and decided to really make a go of both my blogs and my writing. So for the next month it’s all writing, all the time. Hip-hip-hooray for that! (Except for FDL. You know — food, dishes, laundry. Wouldn’t want to be hunted down for not feeding my son for a month. :P) … Read More