Author Interview with Dr. Lesley Philips

A couple of days ago the author of The Midas Tree stopped by and talked about creating the ideal fairy tale.  Today, I’m interview her about her new book The Midas Tree, as well as other interesting aspects of her life. Hi, Dr. Philips, and welcome to my blog!  Are you ready for some really … Continue reading Author Interview with Dr. Lesley Philips

Book Reviews

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause Branded by Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki Crux by Julie Reece Dragonswood by Janet Lee Carey Graceling by Kristin Cashore Insurgent by Veronica Roth Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger Halflings by Heather Burch Iron King by Julie Kagawa Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi The Declaration by … Continue reading Book Reviews

The Midas Tree has the Midas Touch

I recently finished the book, The Midas Tree, by Dr. Lesley Phillips, and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed it. Here’s a little bit about the novel: Joshua lives in the Garden Of Color and Light, an idyllic paradise where he is always playing and having fun. Each … Continue reading The Midas Tree has the Midas Touch

Traits of an immoral character

Today, as part of the Make Believe blog tour, I’m over at the wonderful Lori Freeland’s blog where I talk about morality in fiction and the traits of an immoral villain.  Please stop by and say hi and leave your comments. Today, I hope to finish reading Artemis Fowl – The Last Guardian. I have … Continue reading Traits of an immoral character

The Ingredients of a Good Fairy Tale

Today, I have a very special guest, Dr. Lesley Philips, author of The Midas Tree. She’s written a great article on the perfect ingredients for a good fairy tale.  Enjoy.  🙂 **** THE INGREDIENTS OF A GOOD FAIRY TALE My new book, “The Midas Tree”, came to me as a vision. I did not plan … Continue reading The Ingredients of a Good Fairy Tale