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  Book Signing Join me at Baked and Brewed for the release of my newest book. November 1, 2016 11:00-2:00 958 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA Wear a costume or bring a photo of your altar for a discount on book purchases. … [Read More]

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Robin’s February Book Reviews

Then You Came by Jennifer Weiner. Another book from my mother. She really liked this one, but I was not so sold. The topic is somewhat unique: surrogate birth and egg donation. Each chapter is from a different woman’s perspective, so the reader follows Jules, the donor, India, the woman who will get the actual […]

Marlene’s February Book Reviews

Audio Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.  Whew, this has to be the saddest story I have listened to in years.  It’s not how awful war is or genocide or natural disaster or even terrible diseases.  It’s about a family trying to live day by day and how connections can become so distorted. So […]

Mantra

We are on week four of “The Artist’s Way.” One task is to write morning notes…free form, unedited, unreviewed thoughts every morning. The book suggests positive affirmations each day as well….I am a great artist…yada yada. The affirmations in the book don’t strike home with me, so I have come up with my own. Somehow […]

Robin’s January Book Reviews

The Near Enough by Michael C. Keith. I bought this book at a writing group meeting when the owner of a small publishing company spoke. Frankly, I didn’t like what he had to say. He was kind of pompous. But that should not reflect on the author of the book he chose to publish. These […]

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

This is not only our book club read for January, but Placer County has chosen it for our One Book One Community event. Colson Whitehead received the National Book Award for his book. The Underground Railroad is described as “a tour de force chronicling a young slave’s adventures as she makes a desperate bid for […]

Seeking Support

I have had an upswing lately, but this followed a dip. Feeling like myself again, I started signing up for classes. I am a perpetual student….I LOVE taking classes of all types. So far–this week only–I have registered for the Sierra Writer’s Conference, two classes at Wellness Within (dance and art) and an ongoing workshop […]