About a month ago I launched "organic," my first poetry collection. The reviews are coming in, and they are stellar. I invite you to read them and consider ordering a copy of this book for yourself. My book ratings today!!! #1651 in Two-Hour Literature & Fiction Short Reads#3671 in Poetry (Books)#590 in Poetry (Kindle Store)#16251 … Continue reading The Proof is in the Reviews
It is a truly beautiful collection of poetry. The cover of my book. I am so proud of this long-awaited debut book. To order: organic--in paperback! organic--Kindle version! Order your copy now! I am pleased to have some wonderful recommendations written by other published authors and poets: Praise for organic: Christina Ward's poetry is heavy … Continue reading Celebrate with Me My Debut Book: Organic!!
The debut novel and our Book Club event Author's photos On November 7th the Books Between Friends book club spent the evening on a mini road trip. We had dinner as a group at the Boxcar Grille and then carpooled to Lenoir-Rhyne University to hear Tommy Orange speak of his new and wildly popular debut … Continue reading There There by Tommy Orange, on the Urban Native American Experience
it is ok to take out the bookmark and move on Image by Pexels from Pixabay Internal messages I don’t know at what point in my life I got the message that it is somehow sacrilegious to not finish a book that I have started reading. But because of this strong message in my mind … Continue reading Life is Too Short to Read a Boring Book
a book review Image by homecare119 from Pixabay I just finished reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. All. The. Feels. The naturalist within me sang circles and ran around excitedly, arms in the air and miniature binoculars on the ready — while reading this intensely poetic and nature-filled joy of a book. To say that I could not … Continue reading Where the Crawdads Sing–by Delia Owens
a book review Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay Recently I read the novel Tilda’s Promise, by novelist and poet Jean P. Moore for our book club selection. Jean joined us to discuss her novel and I wrote about that here. Jean P. Moore, author of Tilda’s Promise, photo by Christina Ward Review of Tilda’s Promise … Continue reading Tilda’s Promise by Jean P. Moore
She shares her insights on her book and some advice (Stay tuned for a follow-up book review post of Tilda's Promise!) Jean P. Moore, author of Tilda's Promise I am a member of the Friends of the Library Book Club at our local library. Occasionally we have the joy of hosting an author and on … Continue reading I Met with Author Jean P. Moore at our Book Club Event
And it is kicking my butt https://www.pexels.com/photo/blur-book-book-pages-environment-415061/ Writing a Book Takes A Lot Out of You! Some of you all know, who are loyal followers of my blog, that I have been very busy writing a book. The idea formed when I was fresh out of college in 2007 and has not left my mind … Continue reading I am Writing a Book!