Category: Voices

  • From My Bookshelf: The Lying Game

    From My Bookshelf: The Lying Game

    By Lynn Willoughby The Lying Game ~ Ruth Ware This summer read is the story of four girls who were at boarding school together when they were fifteen.  They are from diverse backgrounds but bond immediately.  There were the usual school girl pranks, cliques, crankiness about the teachers, stories from home.  Then something terrible happens. It […]

  • Ask Biella: “What is something that always makes you happy?”

    Ask Biella: “What is something that always makes you happy?”

    An underlying cause of Happiness not usually considered is brought to the fore by Biella as a source of her Joy.

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: November 25 – December 2, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: November 25 – December 2, 2019

    by Amy Elliott Aries If you’ve been feeling stuck or directionless, look for any unfinished business that might be lurking in your emotional body. You might feel that previous challenges have shaped your existence and limited your choices, though on investigation you’ll likely discover that this isn’t the case. You have more control in this […]

  • From My Bookshelf: Cyclops Road

    From My Bookshelf: Cyclops Road

    By Lynn Willoughby Cyclops Road  ~ Jeff Strean If you are looking for a fun, satirical, offbeat novel -this is the book for you.  While this is my introduction to this author, his style of writing reminds me of Robert McCammon, whose every character is memorable and quirky. Harriet is on a quest.  She has […]

  • Ask Biella: “What is a thought experiment that you find extremely hard and/or impossible?”

    Ask Biella: “What is a thought experiment that you find extremely hard and/or impossible?”

    Thinking about life and Living in a profoundly different way is Biella’s consideration as she contemplates a personal thought experiment.

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: Nov 18 – 25, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: Nov 18 – 25, 2019

    By Eric Francis ARIES — Pay attention to who benefits from any financial transaction involving you, and for that matter, any sexual one. It’s not that you’re looking for something wrong, or that anyone has necessarily been dishonest. That could go either way. However, you want to know the lines of influence involved, by which […]

  • From My Bookshelf: Kingdom of the Blind

    From My Bookshelf: Kingdom of the Blind

    By Lynn Willoughby Kingdom of the Blind ~ Louise Penny The Inspector Gamache series by this author has been hugely popular.  In fact, this is the fourteenth in the series.  Although they are mystery novels set in the seemingly tranquil village of Three Pines,  there are dark and disturbing crimes, with despicable characters.  And although I […]

  • Ask Biella: “What is the key to true happiness and success?”

    Ask Biella: “What is the key to true happiness and success?”

    A simple Shift-of-Focus is revealed by Biella as the Key-to-Happiness and Life-Success.

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: November 11 – 18, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: November 11 – 18, 2019

    By Eric Francis ARIES — If you need help putting the pieces of a relationship back together, you likely have it available right now. The question is, what are you reassembling, and why? What, exactly, is worth preserving for the future? The current mood of society places way too much emphasis on relationships and not […]

  • From My Bookshelf: The Salt House

    From My Bookshelf: The Salt House

    By Lynn Willoughby The Salt House ~ Lisa Duffy This debut novel is told in four voices –  Hope, Jack and their daughters Jess and Kat.  There is an underlying tension in the family that had me hooked. Jack is a lobster fisherman in Maine.  He and his partner Boon have a successful and growing business.  […]

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: November 4 – 11, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: November 4 – 11, 2019

    Aries Your ruler Mars is approaching a square with Pluto, exact Tuesday: a precursor of the forthcoming Saturn-Pluto conjunction. This is your cue to awaken and pay attention, and to begin focusing your efforts toward a particular goal. You don’t need to rush for the finish line right away here; this is likely to be […]

  • From My Bookshelf: The 57 Bus

    From My Bookshelf: The 57 Bus

    By Lynn Willoughby The 57 Bus ~ Dashka Slater This is the true story of two teenagers “…and the crime that changed their lives.”  It is a non-fiction narrative with lots of statistics on juvenile crime, populations, detention centres  and rate of recidivism. On January 31, 2015 Sasha Fleischman was riding the 57 bus home […]

  • Planet Waves Horoscopes: October 28 – November 4, 2019

    Planet Waves Horoscopes: October 28 – November 4, 2019

    ARIES — It may be tempting to cover your tracks or slip out of a situation with a white lie, though it will only come back to haunt you. The underlying issue seems to be about you or a close partner wanting to avoid a confrontation. But there is tension or pressure that needs to […]

  • From My Bookshelf: Final Report

    From My Bookshelf: Final Report

    By Lynn Willoughby Final Report ~ Rick Mercer This book is a winner!  I always watched the Rick Mercer Report on CBC and enjoyed his take on politics, fashions, elections, how fortunate we are as Canadians and whatever else was in the news of the week.  Not only does this book have many of his well […]

  • Ask Biella: “What is a good example of turning a negative situation into a positive?”

    Ask Biella: “What is a good example of turning a negative situation into a positive?”

    Biella tells a story of The Young Man and his Heart to illustrate turning negative situations into Positive.