The Suckiness of IT Band Syndrome

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Post half marathon, aside from motivation issues due to the cold weather, I’ve been plagued with IT band issues.  For those not in the know, the iliotibial (IT) band is the ligament that runs along the outer thigh from the hip to the shin.  It’s very painful if it gets tight or inflamed, and that’s […]

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Review: Sold

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Sold by Patricia McCormick My rating: 4 of 5 stars “This affliction–hope–is so cruel and stubborn, I believe it will kill me.” -Patricia McCormick, Sold This is a book you wish was just a work of fiction, but sadly there are young girls living this horrifying reality. Sold is about Lakshmi, a thirteen year old Nepali girl […]

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Location, Location, Location

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I belong to a few different chapters of the Romance Writer’s of America.  My novel, FORBIDDEN SECRETS, is a young adult romance with a paranormal twist on Scottish history, so in addition to belonging to the Young Adult Chapter of RWA, I also belong to the Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal Chapter of RWA. Today I’m guest blogging over at FF&P […]

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Sharing Some Love for “I See Fire”

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I’m a little late posting this….    But still wanted to share some new music love for one of my favorite artists Ed Sheerann.  (By the way – thanks to BBC Radio Scotland — I knew of Ed Sheeran in 2011 — waaaay before he was being played on US stations and started touring with […]

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Review: Anna and the French Kiss

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Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was proposed to in Paris, so Paris holds a special place in my heart and I tend to agree (yes, I’m partial) that it is one of the most romantic cities in the world. With that disclaimer out of the […]

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