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BLOGWORDS – Monday 30 September 2019 – NEW WEEK NEW FACE – GUEST POST and GIVEAWAY – JANE ANN MCLACHLAN

 

NEW WEEK NEW FACE – GUEST POST and GIVEAWAY – JANE ANN MCLACHLAN

 

DOWNRIVER WRITING

 

Plotting and pantsing are usually presented as an either/or choice. I agree with author T.I. Lowe who posted earlier on this topic, that both are needed. Creating a plot that is clear enough to give your story direction yet free enough to leave room for creativity and insight as you write is the best option. What is more important than plotting or pantsing, is doing pre-writing exercises to get to know your story.

I spend a lot of time on “pre-writing” before I write the first word of a new novel, and that’s what I teach my students. I’ve seen too many new writers start a project with great enthusiasm, believing they have a good grasp of what they want to write, only to have their story dwindle away by the fourth or fifth chapter. Sometimes this happens even if they’ve spent time plotting the action sequences.

 

Planning a novel involves more than just outlining a plot of the actions that will occur. I use a process I call “downriver writing” which involves a number of exercises meant to explore my idea, theme(s), characters, setting, and yes, the plot of my story. Because before I start writing I need to know what my story is so clearly that writing it is as simple as floating downriver on a raft.

 

With downriver writing I still have to steer my craft, but I don’t have to fight the current. I don’t have to stop and wonder where my story should go next, or feel like I’ve lost the thread of my story. When I write downriver, the plot flows naturally from the characters’ personalities and choices, so that every twist, surprise, and revelation seems right as it happens, and feels right to my readers.

 

The exercises I use are a kind of research on my story. I am tapping into my own imagination to chart the course of my story by thinking deeply about my characters, setting, situation, and plot. They help me delve deeper into the possibilities within this story, and the act of writing out my answers helps solidify my creative insights.

 

The protagonist’s journey begins when some event occurs to irrevocably change the protagonist’s situation. This is called the inciting incident. It forces the hero out of her previous life and starts her on her journey. Everything that happens in your story should flow naturally from that one incident, and from how your characters react to it, which is determined by their personalities and past experiences.  For this to work, you have to know your characters as well as you know yourself; you have to be able to predict what they would do and why, so well that it is unconscious and utterly believable to your readers.

 

The inciting incident is the only time you, the author, will be able to manipulate the plot. It is the one action that does not naturally flow from the characters’ prior choices and actions, but rather sets them all in motion. It must, however, appear to flow naturally from the setting and situation your characters are in, so you must introduce these in a way that will make the inciting incident unexpected but still believable.

 

For example, the inciting incident in The Hunger Games is when Katniss’ little sister, Prim, is chosen for the games. In order to fully appreciate this moment, the reader has to know how helpless, innocent and sweet Prim is and how much Katniss loves her. Suspense and tension over the choosing and the games themselves has to have been built up in order to climax in the calling out of Prim’s name. In the introduction leading up to the choosing, we see Katniss’ tension and fear. She’s had to put in extra ballots for herself to keep her family alive, and fears for herself, and for her friend Gale who has even more ballots in his name. The likelihood that Prim, with only one ballot, will be called is so negligible Katniss barely worries about it. The worst thing that could happen, in her mind, is that she will be chosen and her mother and Prim will be left to starve. Then— BOOM—something far worse happens – Prim is chosen.

 

And we’re off. Everything else that happens in the entire Hunger Games trilogy is a natural consequence of the choices made by the main characters in reaction to what happened before. If you really know your characters and their situation, after the inciting incident it’s all downriver writing.

 

So what do you have to know about your characters? Basically, each character’s attitudes and reactions will be influenced by four things: his background, his occupation and interests, his mood at the time, and his backstory (BOMB). These four things will affect how each character perceives what is happening, what they notice in a scene, how they interpret it and how they will react to it. For each character, you should know their background (rich/poor, rural/urban, large family/orphan, etc), their occupation and interests (a doctor or nurse will notice the way another character walks or looks and draw conclusions about their health; a fisherman or hunter will notice the sky, the sea, the landscape, and signs of incoming weather; a carpenter or engineer will notice buildings and possible structural problems); their mood (a character’s response depends on whether he/she is feeling depressed/happy, angry/loving, envious/admiring); and their backstory or past experiences.

 

So no, you don’t have to plot out everything that’s going to happen in your novel. You can pants it. Because if you’ve done your pre-writing exercises and thoroughly explored your story idea, setting, situation and characters, your plot will naturally fall into place.

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Jane Ann McLachlan has been teaching writing and working with emerging writers for 16 years across Canada and the US. She has a Masters Degree in English Literature, a certificate in Adult Education, and she was a college professor of Creative and Professional Writing for over a decade. She has 10 published books, both fiction and non-fiction. Half of them are traditionally published, the other half are self-published. She has four award-winning novels and three of her self-published novels have been Number 1 bestsellers on Amazon. She is the author of Downriver Writing: A Five-Step Process for Outlining Your Novel and is currently piloting a mentorship program for new writers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

GIVEAWAY

            this one’s a little bit different…

Jane Ann McLachlan is giving away the first month (October) of her mentorship program for free, plus a detailed critique of the first five pages of your novel, to the first 12 people who buy her writing workbook, Downriver Writing, and can tell her the first sentence on page 60 of the workbook VIA EMAIL at jamclachlan@golden.net

Please DO NOT write the sentence here in the comments (it will be deleted)

Rather, email your answer to her at: jamclachlan@golden.net.

 

 

 

#Blogwords, New Week New Face, #NWNF, Guest Post, Jane Ann McLachlan, GIVEAWAY

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BLOGWORDS – 30 September 2019 – NEWSLETTER – a little birdie told me

30 September 2019                                                                                                    Edition XII

 

 

Roll Call

HALLLOOO!!! Tell me who you are and where you’re at!

 

The Bird House Book Club

What I am / have been reading!

Amelia’s Legacy by Betty Thomason Owens

Clear Confusion by Kathy M. Howard

After a Fashion by Jen Turano

Refuge at Pine Lake by Rose Chandler Johnson

Echoes of Edisto by C. Hope Clark

Jessie’s Hope by Jennifer Hallmark

The Unveiling by Tamara Leigh

Return of the King’s Ranger by Angela Couch

Wally’s Misadventure by Chrys Wimer

An Anchor on Her Heart by Patricia Lee

The Yellow Lantern by Angie Dicken

The Redemption of Caralynne Hayman by Carole Brown

Fatal Strike by DiAnn Mills

Chronic Love by Brooke Bartz

The Art of Rivers by Janet W. Ferguson

Now and Then and Always by Melissa Tagg

Hagar by Shadia Hrichi

The Old Lace Shop by Michelle Griep

As the Light Fades by Catherine West

A Single Light by Tosca Lee

When Mountains Sing by Stacy Monson

Hills of Nevermore by Janalyn Voigh

Frost Heaves by Alana Terry

The Rescue by Tanya Eavenson

Belinda Blake and the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing by heather Day Gilbert

The Painted Castle by Kristy Cambron currently reading

What are you reading?

 

Friends of Authors Society

Who knows the best way to show your love for your favorite authors? (I’m one, right? Your favorite?) Besides the obvious of buying and reading my books, leaving a review on Amazon tickles their calculations and formulas and moves my books up in their ranks, which in turn means more peeps see my books, which means more peeps are likely to buy them.

There are other things you can do, as well. Suggest my books to your library or book club. Tell your friends, buy gift copies to give to your friends. Heck, tell ME how much you love ‘em!

 

Robin’s Readers Flock

Facebook group just for my reader friends!

I appreciate every one who has read or will read my books, and this group is for you!

“This group, as with my blog and website—and my writing—are all about community and family. It is a place to gather to chat and discuss my books, but also to become better acquainted and to encourage and pray for one another.”

I share snippets and tidbits that I don’t share elsewhere, as well as first previews of cover design. And when I’m stuck, I go to the Flock for help.

If you’re interested, gimme a holla! I’d love to have you as part of my Flock!

 

FourSquare, the Series

Progress is slow, and release date for One for the Price of Two has been deferred to February of 2020—primarily because…

 

All in the Family

… last Tuesday, the 24th, I had carpal tunnel surgery. Amazingly I have not had excessive pain but tenderness and sore from the bruising. My hand is stiff, and full typing is limited, and therefore, this newsletter is condensed from my normal standard.

 

Devotional

Given my health issues of late, I am leaning on God to carry me through this haze. For answers and solutions.

Regardless of my physical limitations, my heart and my spirit abide in Him, and He sustains me.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNqo4Un2uZI

 

 

Manifesto and Author Tag

 

The manifesto short version is,

“Stories for Christians to see or remember the ugly effects of the lies of the enemy, and for unbelievers to see the beauty of the Truth of the Word of God.”

 

And my author tag:

” the battle for identity, one story at a time.

 

 

Chatcha’ll next time.

Got questions? Email me at robinemason212@gmail.com.

Here endeth Edition XII of

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“the battle for identity, one story at a time”

 

 

A Little Birdie Told Me, #newsletter, Roll Call, Bird House Book Club, Friends of Authors Society, Robin’s Readers Flock, FourSquare, the Series, One for the Price of Two, All in the Family, Devotional, Manifesto and Author Tag

 

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BLOGWORDS – Saturday 28 September 2019 – TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY-on-SATURDAY – BOOK REVIEW – THE RESCUE by TANYA EAVENSON

TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY-on-SATURDAY – BOOK REVIEW – THE RESCUE by TANYA EAVENSON

 

THE BLURB

Sometimes the path to freedom is found in an unexpected future.

Upon the death of her mother, Rosalind Standford’s life shatters, the pieces scattering to the wind when she is forced into a betrothal to a cunning banker. But when a telegram arrives announcing the man who captured her heart is on a train to Boston, Rosalind must hide her true feelings before the thin cord of her existence unravels the deadly secrets she keeps.

Cowboy Trent Easton returns to his roots in Boston society to find his childhood friend, the love of his heart. Instead he finds a broken woman engaged to a man close to her father’s age. Though she once rejected him, when Trent learns she’s in danger, he determines to do whatever it takes to keep her safe—even taking her to the altar in the black of night. But will his name and the remote wilds of his Texas ranch be enough to protect her? Or will freedom cost them their lives?

 

THE AUTHOR

 

Tanya Eavenson is an international bestselling and award-winning inspirational romance author. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children. Tanya is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers. Her favorite pastime is grabbing a cup of coffee, eating chocolate, and reading a good book.

 

MY REVIEW

Fraught with the tension and angst Rosalind was feeling, the opening scene of this book captured my attention. It held the promise of a great story—Rosalind trapped between impossible and hopeless, her father having bartered her to pay his debts. Abhorrent, but it happened.

Reading this story quickly became a chore rather than a treat. Riddled with inconsistencies, discrepancies, and repetitions and redundancies, it was hard to follow. And there was dialogue was not suited to the era.

I did like the story, though, and wanted to like this book. Rosalind’s compulsion to protect her family at her own expense was noble and honorable. I adored Trenton, a savior figure, relentless in his purpose to rescue Rosalind. Glover Richards is every bit the villain, vile and despicable and malicious in every way. Tighter writing and appropriate dialogue would make this a much better book.

 

ROBIN’S FEATHERS

TWO FEATHERS

 

 

I received a complimentary copy of this book, but was under no obligation to read the book or to post a review. I offer my review of my own free will. The opinions expressed in my review are my honest thoughts and reaction to this book.

 

#Blogwords, Tuesday Reviews-Day-on-Saturday, #TRD, Book Review, The Rescue, Tanya Eavenson, JustRead Publicity Tours

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BLOGWORDS – Tuesday 24 September 2019 – TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY – BOOK REVIEW – FROST HEAVES by ALANA TERRY

TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY – BOOK REVIEW – FROST HEAVES by ALANA TERRY

                                                                             

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

Book: Frost Heaves

Author: Alana Terry

Genre: Contemporary Christian mystery/suspense

Release Date: March 15, 2019

 

THE BLURB

Jade will do anything to rescue her daughter.
Even risk her own life.
Or take someone else’s…

Jade’s a single mom with one goal: to give her daughter a happy childhood, free from the fears and abuse Jade experienced growing up in a cult.

Even though she broke free from her traumatic and dangerous past, Jade is still haunted by fiends … both seen and unseen … and by secrets some people will try to silence forever.

A fast-paced, can’t-stop-reading Christian thriller set in the heart of rural Alaska, Frost Heaves is real, relevant, and almost impossible to put down.

Just like you’d expect from award-winning author Alana Terry.

Grab your copy today.

(But you might want to read it with your lights on.)

 

Click here to grab your copy.

 

THE AUTHOR

Alana is a pastor’s wife, homeschooling mom, self-diagnosed chicken lady, and Christian suspense author. Her novels have won awards from Women of Faith, Book Club Network, Grace Awards, Readers’ Favorite, and more. Alana’s passion for social justice, human rights, and religious freedom shines through her writing, and her books are known for raising tough questions without preaching. She and her family live in rural Alaska where the northern lights in the winter and midnight sun in the summer make hauling water, surviving the annual mosquito apocalypse, and cleaning goat stalls in negative forty degrees worth every second.

 

MORE FROM ALANA

While my childhood was spent in the lower 48 states, my husband and I moved to Alaska and this beautiful state has now become the place I call home. Even though adjusting to rural living (we moved to a town with only 400 residents) took some getting used to, I have grown to love everything about Alaska.

In fact, I love it so much, I thought to myself, “I want to share the beauty of where we live with my readers.” And the best way I could think of to do that was to write a three-book, standalone series showcasing some of the wonderful things about Alaska living.

However, it wouldn’t be an Alana Terry series without a lot of exciting, fast-paced suspense readers have grown to love. Identity Theft, Termination Dust, and Frost Heaves are filled with action, adventure, mystery and even a little bit of romance.

Three different stories. All set in my beautiful state of Alaska. With all the action, adventure, suspense, and underlying hope that readers have come to love.

One reviewer described Frost Heaves as “… full of suspense, covered with faith and truth, and sweetened with a touch of romance.”

I wrote these books to share my love of Alaska as well as God’s love and redemption with others. And I hope you’ll turn the last page satisfied, but ready for more.

If the Alaska Refuge Christian Suspense series is your introduction to Alana Terry books, you’ve read all three in the series (in any order), and you’re ready for more action, I’d like to introduce you to Kennedy Stern. Read Unplanned, Book 1 in the 9 book series. Once you get started, I’m sure you won’t want to put it down.

 

MY REVIEW

Not only is this my second book in recent weeks that is set in Alaska, but it’s the second one with the main character a victim of a cult!

I love the name Jade, and I could relate to her on a deep level—when my youngest was two, she went missing—and I anticipated Jade’s story.

The first chapters, however, seemed repetitious and tedious, and I wondered if they were going to lament Dezzirae missing from inside or if they would ever do something.

Once they actually did take action, the story clipped along with some serious twists. Without tipping spoilers, I felt like some of Jade’s actions were unrealistic, the lack of consequences even more so.

The setting and the plotline were intriguing enough, though, to keep me reading to the end.

 

ROBIN’S FEATHERS

THREE FEATHERS

 

 

I received a complimentary copy of this book, but was under no obligation to read the book or to post a review. I offer my review of my own free will. The opinions expressed in my review are my honest thoughts and reaction to this book.

 

 

TOUR GIVEAWAY

To celebrate her tour, Alana is giving away the grand prize of a $30 Amazon gift card!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.

https://promosimple.com/ps/e954/frost-heaves-celebration-tour-giveaway

 

 

BLOG STOPS

Book Reviews From an Avid Reader, September 24

Robin’s Nest, September 24

Livin’ Lit, September 25

Avid Reader Nurse, September 25

Genesis 5020, September 26

Betti Mace, September 26

Truth and Grace Homeschool Academy, September 27

Carla Loves To Read, September 28

Quiet Quilter, September 28

For Him and My Family, September 29

Mary Hake, September 29

The Becca Files, September 30

Blogging With Carol, September 30

Godly Book Reviews, October 1

April Hayman, Author, October 1

Inklings and notions , October 2

CarpeDiem, October 2

A Reader’s Brain, October 3

D’S QUILTS & BOOKS, October 3

janicesbookreviews, October 4

As He Leads is Joy, October 4

Tell Tale Book Reviews, October 5

Stephanie’s Life of Determination, October 6

Debbie’s Dusty Deliberations, October 6

Texas Book-aholic, October 7

Maureen’s Musings, October 7

 

#Blogwords, Tuesday Reviews-Day, #TRD, Book Review, Frost Heaves, Alana Terry, Celebrate Lit Tours

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BLOGWORDS – Monday 23 September 2019 – NEW WEEK NEW FACE – GUEST POST – T.I. LOWE – GIVEAWAY WINNER

NEW WEEK NEW FACE – GUEST POST – T.I. LOWE – GIVEAWAY WINNER

 

 

WINNER! WINNER!

 

Congratulations to

JEANNE KENNEDY

T.I. will be in touch with you to send your gift!

Thanks to everyone who entered!

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Bestselling author T.I. Lowe sees herself as an ordinary country girl who loves to tell extraordinary stories. She knows she’s just getting started and has many more stories to tell. A wife and mother and active in her church community, she resides in coastal South Carolina with her family. For a complete list of Lowe’s published books, biography, upcoming events, and other information, visit tilowe.com and be sure to check out her blog, COFFEE CUP, while you’re there!

 

https://www.tilowe.com/

https://www.facebook.com/T.I.Lowe

https://twitter.com/TiLowe

https://www.pinterest.com/lowe0821/

https://www.amazon.com/T.I.-Lowe/e/B00I4Z5GV6/

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7798899.T_I_Lowe

 

 

GIVEAWAY

T.I. is offering a signed Lulu’s Cafe paperback giveaway.

 

 

#Blogwords, New Week New Face, Guest Post, T.I. Lowe, Giveaway Winner, #WINNER

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BLOGWORDS – Saturday 21 September 2019 – TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY-on-SATURDAY – BOOK REVIEW – THE HILLS OF NEVERMORE by JANALYN VOIGT

TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY-on-SATURDAY – BOOK REVIEW – THE HILLS OF NEVERMORE by JANALYN VOIGT

THE BLURB

Can a young widow hide her secret shame from the Irish preacher bent on helping her survive?

In an Idaho Territory boom town, America Liberty Reed overhears circuit preacher Shane Hayes try to persuade a hotel owner to close his saloon on Sunday. Shane lands face-down in the mud for his trouble, and there’s talk of shooting him. America intervenes and finds herself in an unexpectedly personal conversation with the blue-eyed preacher. Certain she has angered God in the past, she shies away from Shane.
Addie Martin, another widow, invites America to help in her cook tent in Virginia City, the new mining town. Even with Addie’s teenage son helping with America’s baby, life is hard. Shane urges America to depart for a more civilized location. Neither Shane’s persuasions nor road agents, murder, sickness, or vigilante violence can sway America. Loyalty and ambition hold her fast until dire circumstances force her to confront everything she believes about herself, Shane, and God.

 

THE AUTHOR

 

My father instilled a love of literature in me at an early age by reading chapters from “The Wizard of Oz,” “Robinson Crusoe” and other classics. When I grew older, and he stopped reading bedtime stories, I put myself to sleep with tales I “wrote” in my head. My sixth-grade teacher noticed my penchant for writing and encouraged me to become a novelist.
I’m considered a multi-genre author, but I like to think of myself as a storyteller. The same elements appear in all my novels in proportions dictated by their genre: romance, mystery, adventure, history, and whimsy.

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MY REVIEW

Threads of lovely prose wove through this story. Life in a wagon train had to be some of the most challenging and brutal conditions, and Ms. Voigt gives the reader a glimpse of the rugged conditions.

This reviewer spent many years living in the shadows if not in shame—I wanted to jar America from her self-imposed prison but I totally understand the lack of self-worth. And then to be constantly confronted with an outspoken preacher!

Said outspoken preacher, while caring and driven, annoyed me to no end—his overbearing methods were irritating at best, life-threatening at worst and I wanted to throttle him.

Some of the dialogue seemed to be out of character for the era; a minor issue but disruptive to the flow of the story. Felt like it bogged down several times.

But the journey of both the characters and the story was moving, situations perilous and harrowing. I appreciated the friendships and camaraderie, and the personal struggles the characters faced.

 

ROBIN’S FEATHERS

THREE FEATHERS

 

 

I received a complimentary copy of this book, but was under no obligation to read the book or to post a review. I offer my review of my own free will. The opinions expressed in my review are my honest thoughts and reaction to this book.

 

 

#Blogwords, Tuesday Reviews-Day-on-Saturday, #TRD, Book Review, The Hills of Nevermore, Janalyn Voigt, JustRead Publicity Tours

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BLOGWORDS – Wednesday 18 September 2019 – TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY-on-WEDNESDAY – BOOK REVIEW – WHEN MOUNTAINS SING by STACY MONSON

TUESDAY REVIEWS-DAY-on-WEDNESDAY – BOOK REVIEW – WHEN MOUNTAINS SING by STACY MONSON

         

THE BLURB

When the truth cost her everything, she thought there was nothing left to lose.

Mikayla Gordon loves nothing more than sleeping under the stars, reeling in the “big one,” and long hikes in the wilderness. A medical crisis reveals a 30-year-old secret that turns everything she’s known and believed upside down, unraveling her dreams and her identity.

In search of answers, she follows a trail from Minnesota to Colorado and discovers more unwelcome secrets even as she falls in love with the majestic beauty of the Rocky Mountains, and a wilderness camp leader who shares the greatest secret of all.

Knowing her life can never go back to what it was, she must make decisions that will impact far more than just her future.

 

THE AUTHOR

 

Stacy Monson is the award-winning author of The Chain of Lakes series, including “Shattered Image,” “Dance of Grace,” and “The Color of Truth.” Her stories reveal an extraordinary God at work in ordinary life. As a speaker, she engages her audience with humor, hope, and encouragement to be who they designed to be.
A member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and Minnesota Christian Writers Guild (MCWG), she is the area coordinator for ACFW in Minnesota, past president of ACFW MN-NICE, and the Events Director for MCWG.
Residing in the Twin Cities, Stacy is the wife of a juggling, unicycling physical education teacher, mom to two amazing kids and two wonderful in-law kids, and a very proud grandma of 3 (and counting) grands.
Through her speaking ministry, WINGS, Stacy speaks to groups of any size in person, via Skype, or online, about the many facets of writing, personal growth, authenticity, and discovering our unique, God-designed place in the world. Presentations can be tailored to a group’s particular needs and interests.

 

MY REVIEW

This story made ME sing!! The Rockies and Colorado (my heart), hiking and being outdoors (also my heart), ministering to hurting kids—my heart! BONUS: Twins! I’ve always been fascinated with twins and multiples!

Ms. Monson’s story struck so many nerves on so many levels—I sank into this story and didn’t want to come back out.

We all search for something at some point in our lives. Sometimes that search is to seek answers to secrets. Sometimes it’s to find a missing person. Or an absent one. Almost always, our search involves discovering some element of our identity.

Oh, how I admired and applauded Mikayla’s quest when she could have just walked away and not looked back. Or pretended like nothing had happened and done nothing. Or imploded and sunk into depression.

As happens with soul quests, Mikayla found far more than what she set out looking for.

The people she encountered on her journey each played a part, each one providing a piece of the puzzle that is her life. Some chance encounters, some new and lifelong friends. I appreciated that the author didn’t make Mikayla’s quest an easy one, while not being so difficult as to crush her spirit. I read eagerly, as anxious as Mikayla herself to find the answers, and peace.

 

Like me, the mountains sing to Mikayla, are a balm to her bruised heart. Ms. Monson has gifted the reader with a raw story that touches the heart, ravages then sooths jagged nerves, and tumbles the emotions of the reader before the final note trills on the wind.

 

ROBIN’S FEATHERS

ALL | THE | FEATHERS!

 

 

I received a complimentary copy of this book, but was under no obligation to read the book or to post a review. I offer my review of my own free will. The opinions expressed in my review are my honest thoughts and reaction to this book.

 

#Blogwords, Tuesday Reviews-Day-on-Wednesday, #TRD, Book Review, When Mountains Sing, Stacy Monson, Mosaic Collection, JustRead Publicity Tours

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