Book Review – Out of Sync

Life is full of surprises. It is so nasty sometimes that you’ll get ‘out of sync.’ Belinda Nicoll’s memoir, “Out of Sync,” details exactly how topsy-turvy one’s life can be. One moment you’re up, the next moment you’re down. It’s a never-ending cycle that will refuse to halt, until maybe in your final days. I found this 320-page book, available in ebook and paperback format, on the Novel Blogs reading list. A new life with a new husband in a new land is simply something worth a read, especially … [Read more...]

Book Review – Freeways to Flip-Flops: Living on a Tropical Island

Will you find happiness, peace, and contentment amidst a world of luxury in a lake-front house in Orange County? Or will you find it better in a tropical island, amidst the world of simplicity, living in front of a panoramic Caribbean view? The Marsh family found the answer the hard way in Belize. Their adventures and misadventures were detailed in Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family’s Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island. I found this book by Sonia Marsh among the beautiful titles on … [Read more...]

Author Interview: Sonia Marsh

What made you decide to write Freeways to Flip-Flops? When I told my friends that we were uprooting our family from a beautiful lakefront house in Orange County, California, to live in a hut in Belize, they encouraged me to start a journal and turn it into a book. They knew this would be a unique story. I kept a daily journal in Belize, however, I did not write at a set … [Read more...]

Cover Reveal – Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family’s Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island

Have you ever wanted to chuck it all and move to paradise? Well if you think you have it in you, then Freeways to Flip-Flops will show you how one suburban family made the gutsy decision to uproot their three sons and small rat terrier to live a simple life in Belize, Central America. Through many adventures and misadventures, the Marsh family reconnects, and learns that stress sometimes … [Read more...]

Author Interview – Barbara Brunner

What made you decide to write this book?  My first dog as an adult was a doberman named Kashi. She was as much a child to me as my daughter and when she passed away from cancer at the ripe old age of seventeen, I began formulating her story in my head. After almost twenty years and eight additional dogs, my own brush with cancer, it was time to put thoughts to paper and share all of the hilarious stories that had entertained our friends for many years. No one could even begin … [Read more...]

Cover Reveal – Dog-Ma: The Zen of Slobber

Truth is stranger than fiction, or in this case, more hilarious. Dog-Ma: The Zen of Slobber will warm your heart, make you cry and have you laughing out loud! A must-read book for all animal lovers, the stories are told in short story form; intertwined into a tale spanning thirty-two years of dog rescuing, love, and loss. The vivid and dramatic stories are told with a wicked sense of humor, yet … [Read more...]