Month: December 2014

Stop The New Year’s Eve “Possum Drop” – Care2 Petitions

Every New Year’s Eve, the town of Brasstown, North Carolina traps a terrified opossum in a clear box, dangles it above a crowd of screaming partiers, and drops it for entertainment. Beth started a Care2 petition to stop this cruel tradition. Will you sign it?

Hearne fails when Atticus needs him most | Review of ‘Hammered’ (Iron Druid Chronicles, #3)

Hammered the third novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles, written by Kevin Hearne and published on July 5, 2011 by Random House Publishing Group, taking on a more serious tone within the urban fantasy and comedic value. However, the seriousness within the novel outweighs the humor that Hearne has built up with the previous two novels in the series. Nevertheless, this does not diminish the characterization of the novel itself.

Profoundly Thought Provoking | Review of ‘Lost & Found’

This novel is an emotional journey, not only for the characters but also for the reader as it goes forth to tie together three very different characters, each of which is lost internally to sadness and loss. These characters – Milly, Agatha and Karl – go on a journey to reunite Millie with her struggling mother who abandoned her in a department store. But the journey, filled with bumps in the road and interactions that allow these characters to grow develop and find themselves while they learn that sadness is okay and that living is the best cure in the world for any sort of sadness.