Friday Reads: 44 Scotland Street, a Scottish Delight!

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I discovered the 44 Scotland Street series while listening to Confessions of A Serial Novelist by Alexander McCall Smith, an obscure audio offering in the OneClickdigital App. I downloaded it because I had read The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency some years earlier … Read More

Dragondrums: The Conclusion of the Harper Hall Trilogy

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In Dragondrums, the main character is no longer Menolly, but rather Piemur, Menolly’s first friend at the Harper Hall who we met in Dragonsinger. Here are my reviews for Book 1: Dragonsong, and Book 2: Dragonsinger. A Brief Summary The book … Read More

The Lincoln Lawyer: A Connelly Classic Despite a Rough Start

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The Lincoln Lawyer is the 16th book of Michael Connelly’s and is the first in the Lincoln Lawyer Series. The main character is Mickey Haller, a defense attorney in Los Angeles who works out of his car, a Lincoln, hence … Read More

Dragonsinger Book Review: Harpers, Hogwarts and a Hawaiian Kolohe

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Earlier this month, I reviewed Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey. Today, I will be reviewing the second book in the Harper Hall of Pern trilogy, Dragonsinger. If you wish to read the first book, I highly recommend you stop and read … Read More

Dragonsong Book Review: A Joyous Flight through Pern on Dragonwing

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Ever since we finished bingewatching all five seasons of BBC’s Merlin a few months ago, I have been on the look out for more dragon literature. John Hurt’s the Great Dragon was one of my favorites of all time. After typing in … Read More

How to Find the Time to Write ANYWHERE & End Procrastination For Good!

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J.K. Rowling famously wrote a great deal of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone at the Edinburgh coffee shop: The Elephant House. (Edinburgh is pictured above, fyi.) But you don’t need to be in a coffee shop to write. You Can Write … Read More

The Secret Life of Pets

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The Secret Life of Pets opens across theaters today and we are pretty excited about it. We love all five of our pets and are pretty much obsessed with anything that includes talking animals. What’s more, the Secret Life of Pets features … Read More

The Best Outlander Gift Guide

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In March, we had the pleasure of listening to Diana Gabaldon speak at the Tucson Festival of Books. We wrote about our experience in our most popular post to date. Read it here. During this panel, Ms. Gabaldon talked about how she had … Read More

Limited Time SALE! Plus Free Excerpt of SCOUT AND MALCOLM

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Yesterday, we were stoked to announce the publication of our first middle grade book: Scout and Malcolm. Today, we want to present you with Chapter 1 as a FREE excerpt. Before we get to that, we have a special announcement. This post contains … Read More

Introducing… Scout and Malcolm, HOUNDD Detectives Extraordinaire!

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Two years ago, we came to a crossroads in our lives. We had both graduated college with degrees in Animal Science but we didn’t really want to get jobs in the field. We are both natural storytellers and Mac always knew … Read More

Happy National Poetry Month, Plus New Book Release!

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Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? The Academy of American Poets started National Poetry Month twenty years ago. It is a wonderful time to spend a few hours writing some lines or reading some of your favorite poetry. … Read More

Tucson Festival of Books: Weirdness, Memoir and YODA!

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The Year of the Bobcat. That’s what 2015 was at the Tucson Festival of Books. Our fourth year attending the festival was our best yet! This year was also…