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The Dalai Lama’s Cat and the Power of Meow

This is David Michie’s  third book from HHC’s (His Holiness’ Cat) point of view, and it delivers the same wonderful style of human learning through the kitty’s experiences as both The Dalai Lama’s Cat and The Art of Purring. Meditation is the focus (!) of this book, and it is through both HHC’s inner journey and the dialogue […]

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Timewatch

Imagine saving the world by repeatedly going back in time. Timewatch by Linda Grant is an incredible fiction story filled with adventure, intrigue, romance, and action.  It’s a save-the-world story in which a wide group of family and friends come together, travel back to various periods in time, enter their previously-incarnated selves, and attempt to influence actions and […]

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The Fourth Rule of Ten

I love this Dharma Detective series by Gay Hendricks and Tinker Lindsay, and this newest mystery continues to shine!  (There are three previous stories about this character.) Anyone who enjoys mystery stories, enlightenment, or both, will thoroughly enjoy this book, The Fourth Rule of Ten. Tenzing Norbu: ex-monk, ex-LAPD, private detective, hugely likable character. His fourth rule is […]

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Flash Fiction Fun

This is me playing with fiction. I wrote this as a class assignment, in response to the writing prompt “Kill the Dog,”  exercise 71 on page 181 of What If? Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers.   I haven’t attempted fiction before, and I highly recommend this book for companionship in that.  The King Is Dead The […]

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Strong Winds From Nowhere

  Strong Winds From Nowhere is a fiction story by Ronit Galapo.  It is the story of Tasha, a young girl who is beautiful and wise beyond her years, and her journey to both discover her humanity and embrace the challenge of her destiny. The story is inspiring and empowering through weaving fantasy, wisdom, and courage. […]

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