The View through My Lens

the blog of writer & photographer Jennifer Lyn King

5 Books to Pick Up and Love

I love to read, and have been reading a lot lately … books of all types. Classics, memoir, historical and contemporary literary fiction. I haven’t written about books I’ve loved lately, so this week, as I’m the team member at GreatNewBooks.org... read more

10 Favorite Garden Roses

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” -Helen Keller     This past week has been a chaotic and heart-breaking one, in terms of the world around us. From the terrifying... read more

Maine

“I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.” – Helen Keller   On vacation … headed to … Maine   “Because there’s nothing more... read more

Summer’s Day

  Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day? Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: And summer’s ease hath all too short a date; Sometimes too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion... read more

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Bel Canto
Life of Pi
The River Witch
Shine Shine Shine
Gone Girl
The First Five Pages: A Writer's Guide to Staying Out of the Rejection Pile
The Plot Thickens: 8 Ways to Bring Fiction to Life
The Fault in Our Stars
The Midnight Palace
Up from the Blue: A Novel
The Age of Innocence
The Murderer's Daughters
Little Pink Slips
The Memory of Running
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself Into Print
The Expats
The Shadow of the Wind
The Keep
The Fire in Fiction: Passion, Purpose and Techniques to Make Your Novel Great
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