Saturday, August 19, 2017

You Don't Have To Be Afraid

We have all dealt with fear. Whether it's just fear of the dark or fear for a loved one or of a sickness. We all have been afraid. Well here is the good news, you don't have to be afraid! :) Just give it all to God. :) Here are a couple of things to listen to. 

Afraid teaching video: Mike Donehey


Afraid: Song



Of course it's Tenth Avenue North. :D

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tenth Avenue North........Again :D

Hello peoples! I have some more awesome Tenth Avenue North songs to show you! Since I have listened to like every one of there songs, and bought most of them. But you didn't need to know that. I just love these guys. They are so awesome! :D And totally hilarious. Just start watching videos about them and you will see what I'm talking about. :D Well anyways here are the songs. 



Overflow


Losing


Afraid


Worn


Stars in the Night



And here are some fun videos about them. :D 


A little contest they did on The Wally Show. 


This is short film they did for and look at life behind the scenes. :) 



So what do you think? Comment below. :D 

Friday, August 11, 2017

Exiles Blog Tour




Hey yall! I am here doing a blog tour for the awesome author Jaye. L. Knight's book Exiles! So lets get started. :D



About the Book

Exiled after their defeat in Samara, the Resistance struggles to find allies in their quest to restore King Balen to his throne and put an end to the emperor’s tyranny. When the crete people refuse to lend their aid, Balen leads a group to Dorland to reason with them and win their support. However, enemies prove to be everywhere, and they find themselves in a fight to keep Dorland from becoming Daican’s latest conquest.

Back in Landale, the arrival of a new enemy forces Trask and Anne to tread more carefully than ever. Tensions are rising, and the enemy is determined to test Anne’s loyalty and root out the location of Trask and the Resistance once and for all. 

Feeling trapped within the walls of Valcré, Prince Daniel must contend with an ever-eroding relationship with his father. As their clashes escalate, the situation becomes potentially life threatening when his loyalty is called into question. His sister seems bent on branding him a traitor and actively seeking to condemn him to the fate of those put to death in their father’s new arena. Daniel is certain his father would never execute his only son and heir but, with other forces at work, it might not be that simple. 

One small misstep could prove fatal for all.

Available now on Amazon!

Haven’t discovered the world of Ilyon yet? Find out more at the official Ilyon Chronicles website

My Review
My Rating 4.5 stars. I was very excited to get back to Illyon! :D I really likes it. :) It was a little slow at the beginning, but picked up pace further on. POSSIBLE SPOILER ALERT! This is totally my opinion. I didn't really like how Jace was all of a sudden like perfect no more doubts and fears. He didn't really feel real to me. Kyrin too felt a little off. Like they weren't really there. *shrugs* END OF SPOILER ALERT There was some awesome action scenes. We also got to see more of Daniel which was really awesome. :) Yeah, I really liked this book, it was pretty exciting. Jaye did a good job. The setting was super cool too. 




About the Author
Jaye L. Knight is an award-winning author, homeschool graduate, and shameless tea addict with a passion for Christian fantasy. Armed with an active imagination and love for adventure, Jaye weaves stories of truth, faith, and courage with the message that even in the deepest darkness, God’s love shines as a light to offer hope. She has been penning stories since the age of eight and resides in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.

You can connect with Jaye on her website, blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Etsy.


                                Author Interview

1. If you could do one job besides being an author what would it be?

That would be a bit of a hard choice. I have two things I could see myself doing if I was not a writer. I would either want to be a historian/genealogist, since I absolutely love history, or I would want to work behind the scenes on a film or TV show set. Whenever I watch the behind the scenes extras on movies, I always feel like I would love to be a part of it.

2. Who is your favorite singer (band)?

I have quite a few that mean a lot to me, but narrowing it down to only one, I would say Jeremy Camp. Not only do I love his music, but he is one of the sweetest people I have ever met. And I can very happily say I’ve met him twice. He’s one of those people were you can just feel how much he cares.

3. What is your favorite drink?

Another hard choice . . . either Irish Breakfast Tea or cream soda. I have my tea almost every day, but when I do have soda, cream soda is at the top of my list.

4. Do you like to hunt?

I do, though I’m not a fan of the cold, and it is usually COLD during hunting season here in Wisconsin. Because of this, I’ve only gone out hunting a couple of times. Usually the thought of getting up before the sun comes up and going out into freezing temperatures makes me choose staying inside the warm house, haha.

5. What comes after Ilyon Chronicles is finished?

Last year, I did NaNoWriMo for the very first time and wrote my first (completed) contemporary romance novel, No Chance Meeting. Then, only a couple of months ago, I was struck with ideas for two more in the same series. So that’s what I plan to work on after I finish Ilyon Chronicles. Beyond that, I have so many ideas I’m not sure what will come next. I’m definitely not leaving the fantasy genre behind.




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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Tenth Avenue North

When you find out that your favorite singer ever is a big Patriot fan....Like.....YES!!!!! YES!!!!! I'll love you forever Mike Donehey!!! Sorry. I'll explain. So my favorite band (singer) ever is Tenth Avenue North, they are SUPER amazing! And their lead singer is Mike Donehey, he is a really great guy, super funny, and a super amazing singer. He's totally awesome! :) Anyways I just found out that he is a huge Patriot fan, like.......that is so awesome! Watch this video. https://webgram.co/p/BQJ8XLeDE_R   That is how I found out he is a Patriot fan. :D Yeah, anyways the band Tenth Avenue North is super amazing! 


                                      Here is the whole band :) 


Now I am going to show you some of their songs. 

Song title:
Want what you want

Song title:
I have this hope

Song title:
The Spark

Song title:
No man is an Island

So, what do you think? 
I'll probably post more about them and put more songs in the future. :D 




































Sunday, July 9, 2017

The Blue Sky Tag

Another tag........Here we go! :) 
 I was tagged by The Endzone



1) What was one of your scariest moments?
    Hmmmm.......I'm not sure. Maybe getting chased by strangers.

2) What is one thing you want to experience\ do in life?
    I want to meet Mike Donehey and the rest of the band from Tenth Avenue North. 

3) Favorite vegetable (even if you don't like any :P)?
    Cucumbers, sweet peppers, peas. I like vegetables. :) 

4) What is one of your favorite Bible verses? 
    I'm not sure.

5) If you could write one message to the entire world what would it be?
   Jesus loves you

6) One book you hope to read this year?
    Exiles by Jaye L. Knight.

7) If you were to go into a movie and be the main character, which movie would you choose?
       Maybe Hiccup from How to Train your Dragon.

8) What is your description of a perfect day?
      Nice weather, hanging out with my friends all day. :) 

9) Italian food or Mexican?
   Italian

10) If some one gave you $50 you had to spend what would you buy?
   A ticket to go see a Tenth Avenue North concert. :D 

11) What is your favorite season and why?
    Spring and summer. Spring because the weather is like, perfect. Summer because there is no school.

I Tag: Whoever wants to do it. :) 

Rules: Answer the questions. (I think I'm supposed to make new ones up, but I don't feel like doing that. :D ) Tag people










The Favorites Tag

Today I am going to do the favorites tag!! :) 

1) What is your favorite thing to do at home?
        Ummmmmm................I'm not really sure.

2) Which is your favorite, cats or dogs?
   Dogs

3) If you could live anywhere where would it be?
       Maybe Tennessee, the world of music. :) 

4) Do you love to travel?
      Yeah, I like to travel, but I like home too. :D 

5) What is your dream job? 
   A taxidermist, or maybe something else. *shrugs*

6) What is your dream vacation? 
    I don't have a dream vacation.

7) Do you have a favorite drink? What is it?
    Definitely lemonade. 

8) What is your favorite home-cooked meal?
      Pizza, lasagna, hamburgers, and many many more. :)

9) What do you prefer soda or water?
     Water, I don't really drink soda.

10) Who is your favorite singer?
     Definitely Mike Donehey from Tenth Avenue North. They are AMAZING!!! (p.s you'll probably hear more about them from me)

11) Ice cream or a milkshake?'
      They are basically the same thing and I'll leave it at that. :) 


I Tag: The EndzoneGVM Photography



RULES:

Answer the questions

Tag as many people as you'd like



Tuesday, June 20, 2017

I posted some art

I just posted some of my art and stuff on my Arts and Projects tab. So go and check that out!! :D

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Book Haul In Pictures

Hey guys! I am going to do a book haul in pictures for you all. :) These are books i collected since my bookshelf tour in pictures. I have gotten lots of books since then and got rid of a lot. So without further ado, I give you my book haul in pictures!! :D 

           Here is my bookshelf after I took all the new books I got down


Here are all the books I got. :D I know, that's a lot.


First, here are the Louis L'Amour books I got


 Then I got this SUPER awesome series, that a friend recommended to me. I have mentioned it a few times in my other posts. I got them all in hardcover, because I like hardcover best.


My older brother was getting rid of stuff so I grabbed these Hardy Boys books. I like the newer ones the best, they're more interesting. The Tower Treasure is actually two books in one.


 These are just a couple of random books I got. There not all my favorites but I enjoyed them.


A few more random ones. I actually haven't read any of these except The Lonely Sentinel. 


 These books a really interesting. They're like, half comics half writing. If you know what I mean. I got them from Tyndal Rewards.


 I picked these two books up at a garage sale. Haven't read these ones either.


 These ones are kind of more classics. I got them here and there.


Whoops! I forgot to put those ones the right way. Oh well. These are some new old books I got.


 Here are some more Narnia books for my Narnia collection. :D 


 This is a cool gun book I got. It's pretty interesting.


I finally got some dystopian on my shelf!! (Defier and Sparrow) 


And for the some of the most exciting of all!!! I got Dare and Deliver!@!!@!! These books are SUPER AWESOME!!!!! They are amazing! 


 Another super awesome one I got. I really love this book. It is awesome!


And then I got the rest of the Binding of the Blades series and The Rise of Aredor. 


 Here is the complete series of The Binding of the Blades. The covers are so awesome.


And now for the movies I got! :D


 Here are all the How to Train your Dragon movies I have. I want to collect them all. Especially Race to the Edge. 


Due to some errors all of my shelf photos didn't load. So I only have the first two shelves and the very top. 

The Very top, this is where my movies go.

                            
                              Top shelf


                                               Second shelf down


I really liked how my shelf turned out after I reorganized it. :)

Well I hope you all enjoyed that, and read some of the books I put on there. If you have read some of them comment and tell me which ones and what you thought of them. :D Until then, BYE!









Thursday, June 15, 2017

Hello

Hi people! I decided I better post something on my blog already. :D So I figured I would give you a little update on life over here!! :) 

First of all I got a skateboard!!! It is really cool! I have been practicing a bit on it and have made a little progress. Cool graphics, agreed?


I am reading The Haunted Mesa by Louis L'Amour. It is going pretty slow and I haven't even read it in a while. *shrugs* I guess I need a change of scenery, so I might start reading something else. Lately I have not watched any new movies. I have just watched a few Dragons Race to the Edge episodes, and some other "already been watched" movies. :D We have been working on cleaning and fixing houses, so I earned some money. Yay for me! :D I am seriously playing Hill Climb on my friends phone while I write this post. Sorry......That was a very distracted thought. Anyways.............I really just ran out of things to say. Time for some inspiration. *starts playing Hill Climb* I just made wacky cake with fudge frosting (if you don't know what that is a feel sorry for you) I'm not really a big fan of baking, but around here no one bakes so if I want dessert I have to make it myself. But don't get me wrong, my moms and amazing baker she just doesn't bake very much. Speaking of.......*runs off to get some cake* Yummm!! Distracted again. Hmmmnmmm.........What else has been going on......I drew some new pictures for The Ilyon fan art contest. In fact I will (eventually) be putting some of my drawing on my blog, so stay tuned for that. I added a few new books to my bookshelf....Well tons of new books. My shelf is now completely full. Yep lots of books. I don't want to list all of them so I'll just list a few of the best ones. 
Dare and Deliver by Tricia Mingerink.  The Homlanders series by Andrew Klavan. I got the rest of The Binding of the Blades series by L.B. Graham. (I did a bookshelf tour on my blog a while back) Halfblood by Jaye L. Knight. I got like over 20 Louis L'Amour. Defier and Sparrow by Mandy Fender. And lots and lots more. I should do another bookshelf tour in pictures, because I also got rid of a lot of books. I will be doing a book haul in pictures pretty soon and posting some stuff on my arts and projects so stay tuned for that. :) 







Sunday, May 21, 2017

Awesome movies

Lately we just watched two AWESOME movies!!! The first and probably my favorite..................................................................
                
                             King's Faith

Like seriously guys!! Talk about awesomeness!!!!! 

And second...........................................

 Hardflip
Also complete awesomeness!! 

They are both more intense and for an older audience. But I loved them both. Yes totally AWESOME!!! :D :D 










Monday, May 1, 2017

Review for Deliver



Like......WOW!!! This book. Is. AMAZING!!!!!! It was so awesome to get back into the world of Acktar, and read about all my favorite characters again. Leith, and Renna, and MARTYN!!!! He is like, super awesome! :D OK, Martyn is now one my favorite character ever. Anyways enough about how much I loved this book. Here's a little about the book. The war in Acktar is over, for some it is a time to restart, for others they are lost. Martyn only knew life as a blade, and is struggling with guilt. Leith spent most of his life as a blade, and doesn't know what to do with his life. Others are struggling with fear and anger. How will the new Acktar fare? The only way to fond out is to read this super amazing book! :D There is nothing I did not like about this book. It's just full of adventure and action. Martyns AWESOME!!! :D I know I already said that. I am really sad that the series is ended. :( But it had a good satisfying ending. :) I would recommend it to ages 13-14-up. THIS BOOK IS AMAZING!!!!!! EVERYONE SHOULD READ IT. YOU ARE MISSING OUT IF YOU DON'T. BE SURE TO START WITH THE FIRST BOOK, IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY READ THEM. NOW GO READ!!!!!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Deliver

Here I am again to tell you more about the recently released book, Deliver, book four in The Blades of Acktar series by Tricia Mingerink! 

About the book

Can something broken ever heal?
Martyn is broken. After torturing his best friend, he doesn’t belong anywhere in Acktar. No matter how far he runs, he can’t lose his guilt.
Leith is broken. While healing from the torture he received at Nalgar Castle, he struggles to find his new role. But can a Blade ever outrun his past?
The country is broken. Bitterness divides town against town, neighbor against neighbor. What will it take to deliver Acktar from itself?
They face their hardest battle yet. Peace.


                        About the Author
Tricia Mingerink is a twenty-something, book-loving, horse-riding country girl. She lives in Michigan with her family and their pack of pets. When she isn’t writing, she can be found pursuing backwoods adventures across the country. You can connect with her on Facebook, Pinterest, Goodreads,     Twitter, Instagram, and her blog.




Are you excited yet? Have you decided to pick up and read the book? I hope so, because you are totally missing out!! :D So go read them!!!!! 




Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tyndal Rewards

Here is a really cool site were you can earn points and get free books! http://tyndalerewards.com

Deliver is Released!!

Hello guys!! I have some exciting news for you all. Deliver, the fourth book in the Blades of Acktar series by Tricia Mingerink, is now officially released!!! YAY!!!! You all should check out this series if you haven't already! :D There AMAZING!! Check out this awesome post for more about Deliver! https://rufflesandgrace.com/2017/04/26/book-review-deliver-by-tricia-mingerink-giveaway/






About the Author
Tricia Mingerink is a twenty-something, book-loving, horse-riding country girl. She lives in Michigan with her family and their pack of pets. When she isn’t writing, she can be found pursuing backwoods adventures across the country. You can connect with her on

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

London in the Dark blog tour


Hello guys! today I am being part of a blog tour, for the book London in the Dark! So lets get started!


About the book:

London, 1910  

Budding Private Detective Cyril Arlington Hartwell has a conundrum. London is being ravaged by the largest run of thefts in recent history. His hunch that it is all tied together may put him and those he loves in more danger than he could have reckoned.

Olivia Larken Hartwell is just home from boarding school for the summer anticipating time with her adoring parents.She misses her absent brother, Cyril, hoping for the day he will finally come home. But tragedy strikes, causing upheaval for all concerned and changes her life in a way she never could have imagined. 

Olivia, Cyril, and their friends must bring the hidden to light, seek to execute justice, and dispel the darkness that hovers over London… and their hearts.


    

                                          About the Author

Victoria Lynn is in her 20s and if she's not writing, she is probably sewing, singing, playing the piano, washing dishes, creating something with her hands, or learning something new. She has a passion for serving her Creator, encouraging others and being creative. She blogs at www.rufflesandgrace.com about writing, fashion, modesty, her walk with God and life. She lives in Michigan with her parents and 8 siblings.                                                                   

                                        My Review
                                         
                                        (4.5 stars)

        This was a very interesting read! I couldn't really decide whether to rate it 5 stars or 4 so I just went with 4.5.
Here is a little bit about the book. The main characters are Cyril, Olivia, and Dudley along with a few other people who are in there throughout the book. Danger is everywhere, pain is everywhere, where is the escape. Read about Olivia and Cyril, in there fight against danger and pain, in the book London in the Dark. I really enjoyed this book. More then I thought I would to tell you the truth. It was exciting and kept you reading. I liked the characters, and they were pretty real. I felt the book was very well written too. I was a little confused at the beginning of the book, but it is like that in a lot of books trying to figure out who all the people are and stuff. :) I would recommend it to ages 12-up. So yeah, it was a good read I really enjoyed it, and I would recommend it to all of you to read it.


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