My Reading Challenge for 2014

Last year, I challenged myself to catch up on my reading and decided to read 25 books for 2013. I never thought I would reach my goal since during the whole month of November, I was not able to read anything. I was busy with the NANOWRIMO (National November Writing Month) challenge, writing a 50,000-word … Continue reading My Reading Challenge for 2014

THE BEST HISTORICAL FICTION BOOKS IN MY COLLECTION

Per Goodreads definition, Historical Fiction are novels that re-create a period or event in history and often use historical figures as some of its characters. To be deemed historical, a novel must have been written at least fifty years after the events described. Out of the hundred books listed at Goodreads under Best Historical Fiction, … Continue reading THE BEST HISTORICAL FICTION BOOKS IN MY COLLECTION

FOURTH OF JULY – A Rose to Celebrate our Independence

Striped Red and White Rose Parentage: R. 'Roller Coaster' x R. 'Altissimo'. Fourth of July is a special day for our country. We celebrate our freedom that we cherish and that our veterans fought and died heroically and some are still fighting to preserve what we enjoy today. Won't it be nice to honor our … Continue reading FOURTH OF JULY – A Rose to Celebrate our Independence