By Maddie Crum
Source:: Huffington Post Books
By Maddie Crum
Source:: Huffington Post Books
Edita Kaye presents her recommendations for spring gardening books! Now that the weather is improving, it’s the perfect time to start preparing your garden for fruits, vegetables, herbs, and teas. Below are Edita’s personal recommendations for books to get started.
National Grandparents Day is just around the corner! On September 11, 2016, we will come together to celebrate the wonderful people that made us possible!
Here are our favorite books that celebrate our Grandparents:
Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market 2016 by Chuck Sambuchino
If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market 2016 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 28th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you’ll find more than 500 listings for children’s book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)–including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts.
By The Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review by Pamela Paul
Sixty-five of the world’s leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them. By the Book contains the full uncut interviews, offering a range of experiences and observations that deepens readers’ understanding of the literary sensibility and the writing process
Writer’s Market 2016: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published by Robert Lee Brewer
Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer’s Market 2016 guide you through the process with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published.
Guide to Literary Agents 2016 by Chuck Sambuchino
No matter what you’re writing–fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children–you need a literary agent to get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. Guide to Literary Agents 2016 is your essential resource for finding that literary agent and getting your book bought by the country’s top publishers. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 literary agents who represent writers and their books, this new, updated edition of GLA
The Christian Writer’s Market Guide 2015-2016 by Jerry B. Jenkins
For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer’s Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers.
Wherever an author is at on the spectrum of writing—from beginner to seasoned professional—this book will help them find what they are looking for.
The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need: A One Stop Source for Every Writing Assignment by Home Comforts
The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you’re creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you’ll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization, English teacher Susan Thurman guides you through getting your thoughts on paper with polish.
Clear Rules, Real-World Examples and Reproducible Quizzes by Jane Straus
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages.
You Are A Writer (So Start Acting Like One) by Jeff Goins
Becoming a writer begins with a simple but important belief: You are a writer; you just need to write. In You Are a Writer, Jeff Goins shares his own story of self-doubt and what it took for him to become a professional writer. He gives you practical steps to improve your writing, get published in magazines, and build a platform that puts you in charge. This book is about what it takes to be a writer in the 21st Century.
Call me old-fashioned, but I love everything about Valentine’s Day – the romance, the color, the chocolate, but most of all I love re-reading some of my favorite love stories of all time. These are classics and for good reason. I hope you enjoy them.
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell never seems old. Who can resist the era, the characters, and the passion of one of America’s most beloved love stories.
Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller is a book I re-read often and never finish without some tears. It’s a wonderful story of two people who give up their own love for the love of others. Amazing. And it shows that we all have hidden passions deep inside.
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks is such a wonderful story of a lifetime of love between two people and the poignant end in which love never dies. Beautiful read for a day filled with love.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is one of the world’s most beloved classics and for good reason. Who can resist the tensions, the secret looks, and the final joyous conclusion to this timeless love story.
Valentine’s Romantic Poetry by Emily Browning is a book that brings back the beauty of love expressed through poetry and ifany day is perfect for poetry, it’s Valentine’s Day.
Color Love Coloring Book is just a fun, curl-up-and-relax book that is a welcome addition to the coloring book craze. Go ahead, get out your colored pencils, nibble on a piece of decadent chocolate and color all the heart and flowers you want!