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Trifecta Lane

I wrote this short story a while ago, inspired by the recent trend of eco-friendly burials. Enjoy! ~Christina Delay   The dead chatter in the branches. Their blood runs through the veins of every leaf. Their bones feed the souls of the trees. Don’t ever go into the forest.   “Grams, you can’t. It’s not…” […]


The coffee shop buzzes around me and my best friend, Kris. The regulars are oblivious to the fact that my best friend may have gone loony. I stare into the clear jar she’s placed on the table, full of tiny paper slips. Pink and orange and blue folded paper fill the jar like tiny fortune cookies, […]

Young Adult Book Club

BookLore July Book Club Meeting

About Red Queen: Genre: Young Adult Book – Fantasy and Romance Publisher: HarperTeen Blurb: Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her […]

Fantasy and Siren Book Club

BookLore Book Club June Meeting

New to BookLore? It’s not too late to join! Subscribe to BookLore Book Club * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name So let’s get this book club discussion started! I’ll go first – Do you see a love triangle forming in the next book? What’s your take on love triangles in books? […]

Fantasy and Siren Book Club

BookLore – Book Magic

When I was little, I was part of this awesome book club. We’d read at lunchtime in the teacher’s breakroom and discuss books like Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time or A Wind in the Door. It was a time of magic and imagination… a select group of kids who loved to read. We could […]

Race the Darkness: Cover Reveal and Excerpt

I’m so excited to be part of Abbie Roads‘ cover reveal for Race the Darkness! It’s a dark, gritty, emotional and sexy romantic suspense by an uber-talented debut author! Read to the end for an excerpt! Cursed with a terrible gift Criminal investigator Xander Stone doesn’t have to question you—he can hear your thoughts. Scarred […]

Still Learning My Lessons…

They say an active mind never grows old. But what about one that feels as if it’s in a prairie-school classroom and its hands (there’s an image) are constantly getting slapped with a wooden ruler? Cause that’s what mine has felt like over the past year. So, since it’s January and this is the time that […]

Favorite Quotes

I thought I’d try my hand a creating my own image for one of my favorite quotes from the current book I’m reading, 77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz. The picture was taken my mwa while hanging off a cliff at the Cliffs of Moher during our trip to Ireland in 2013. I had that […]

Princess for the Day

The lovely princesses of Princess Persnikety critiqued the first 300 words of Nocturne. And they sent me this tiara and crowned me Princess Christina for the Day (though I’m retaining the title for longer…shhh). Here is my before with the critique notes and after. Princesses Abbie, Kim, and Celeste aren’t just fairytale beautiful, they’re also wicked […]

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