Tag: vocabulary

Aug 29 2015

The Queen of the Tearling #Book #Review (extensive version)

Amazon.com Widgets This feels like a debut author novel. There are many pages of long blocks of text. Different scenes are told from different points of view. This is a publishing anomaly that breaks many “rules” agents, editors, and respected writing sites and books have taught as the standard for this era in publishing. Including …

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Apr 11 2015

Book Review #firstreads #NewToYouRC and Vocabulary Words of Missing Sisters by Gregory Maguire

Missing Sisters by Gregory Maguire It’s an interesting read. There are strong references to the 1960s, which is when the book takes place. The book didn’t end as I suspected it would, which makes it intriguing. The characters felt real. There are scenes where the descriptions are very poetic. Excellent symmetry between the opening and …

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Jul 31 2013

A Review of Words

31 Days to Build a Better Blog -Day 30               I have a love of words, as do most writers. Funny quirk though: I hated vocabulary books when I was in school. “See the word, write the word five times, and then put the word on the blank side of a flashcard and the …

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