From the moment I sat in the seat at the theater, I was ready for home and childhood and….safety. Mr. Rogers was safe. Always. Oh please don’t screw that up. Right now, of all the things in my life, I need the peace, healing. Safety. Even though I didn’t realize it when I bought the tickets to the movie, I desperately needed to sit in a dark theater and just be, well, loved for a couple of hours without judgment. I needed this movie. I think a lot of people do.
Veronica Speedwell is rarely confused and she’s never, ever unsure of her next move. She’s a woman who can size up the undercurrents in a room immediately and she is always keenly aware of the part she plays in any particular situation. As such, she keeps her emotions on tight lockdown.But when it comes to Stoker Templeton-Vane, that all tends to go out the window.
by Mike McKeown If you’ve been following along here, you know that in recent weeks I’ve been discussing different aspects of anxiety. This is something I’ve run into more times than I can count during my years as a counselor. Often, anxiety is either the directly the cause or a major symptom of whatever has […]
Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine Genre: fantasy, suspense, adventure, drama Publisher: Berkley Date: July 11, 2017 What if a library was the master of everything? Imagine governments around the world all controlled by a library. The Great Library in fact. But rather than dispensing knowledge and understanding, the Archivist is a dictator. Wisdom, free […]
You guys know I love subscription boxes. I mean I really, really love them. I think it is really cool to get a box every month and be surprised by what is inside. Unfortunately, you can’t always guarantee that a box is good. Sometimes you get duds. Seriously I got a box once that had […]
Bring Her Home by David Bell Genre: contemporary, thriller, suspense, mystery, drama Publisher: Berkley Date: July 11, 2017 Bill Price’s life isn’t extraordinary in the least. At best, you could call it a struggle. Bill’s wife died 18 months ago and left him with a teenage daughter. Like most men, Bill doesn’t speak teenager and […]