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Plan A Failed; Next Up, Plan B

Oh, Life, you wonderful pain in the ass. Apparently my battle cry was heard, loud and clear, because several opportunities plopped right smack dab in the middle of my neat-and-pretty plan. (See, what I did there? Opportunities Not obstacles, not roadblocks – just a chance to learn and grow and prove my grit!) The most…

Eleanor by Jason Gurley

Rating: 4.5 of 5 Now available in paperback. Eleanor is the story of one woman’s choice and its ripple effects across the lives of her descendants. Young Eleanor’s mission, looking back through her life to find the ONE spontaneous decision that changed the lives of everyone in her family, will resonate with anyone who ever…

Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day by Seanan McGuire

Rating: 4 of 5 Completely wrecked after her older sister’s suicide, Jenna makes a life-shattering decision and, ever since, has been slowly working her way to – wherever, whenever – her sister may be. Synopsis: “When her sister Patty died, Jenna blamed herself. When Jenna died, she blamed herself for that, too. Unfortunately Jenna died…