• The Guardian
    Short Stories

    The Guardian–A Flash Fiction

    No one came to see the Guardian anymore.  He sat in the same place he had for centuries, his face set like stone against the elements. If someone was to pass him by, they might mistake him for a statue he was so weathered and overgrown with vines. Yet no one had walked down that wooded path in years.  He quietly hummed to himself, watching the humans walk past his hidden grove on the paved sidewalk. He had seen many such people. So many of them distracted by the noises around them to notice the hidden magic of the gardens.  A pigeon landed on the Guardian’s outstretched hand and pooped.…

  • Book Reviews,  Reading

    Healer’s Bane: Book Review and Giveaway!

    Today I’m reviewing this beautiful little book by Hope Ann. *pauses for you to admire the cover*   Can one girl heal the suffering of humanity? Kynet was going to die. At least, she was supposed to. That’s what happened when one was touched by the Poisoner. But somehow, she was still alive—with glowing fingertips and a voice in her head, no less. Whoever had healed her gave her the power to heal. With her new gift, Kynet tries to save everyone she can, which is not an easy task with the rebellion going on. But soon she runs face to face into her own weakness. She can’t save everyone.…